Politics

  • November 20, 1995  

    Kwame Holman reports on the agreement to end the budget impasse and federal shutdown reached by the President and Congress. Continue reading

  • November 20, 1995  

    Representative John Kasich (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Budget committee, is interviewed by Jim Lehrer. Continue reading

  • November 20, 1995  

    A temporary budget compromise has been reached between the President and Congress, and federal workers have returned to their jobs. Jim Lehrer interviews Laura D’Andrea Tyson, head of President Clinton’s National Economic Council. Continue reading

  • November 17, 1995  

    Excerpts from the Congressional debate, and an interview in Dayton with James Graff of Time Magazine, are featured in an update from Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Continue reading

  • November 17, 1995  

    A government decision to approve Olestra, a zero-calorie fat substitute, is thought to be near. Medical correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro, KTCA-Minneapolis-St. Paul, talks with Dr. Arthur Frank of The George Washington University. Continue reading

  • November 17, 1995  

    The federal government remained partially shut for a fourth day. The larger question – balancing the budget in seven years – was a chief topic of debate on Capitol Hill. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • November 16, 1995  

    As the United Nations war crimes tribunal hands down indictments against the two top leaders of the Bosnian Serbs, Nik Gowing and Peter Morgan of Independent Television News present reports on atrocities that followed the Bosnian Serb capture of Srebrenica last July. Continue reading

  • November 16, 1995  

    The government remained partially shut, with no word of a quick resolution. A report on the day in Washington with Kwame Holman. Continue reading

  • November 16, 1995  

    To find out more about the implications of the budget impasse , Jim Lehrer talks with Norman Ornstein, a long time watcher of Congress, and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. Continue reading

  • November 16, 1995  

    A look at what happened to the threat of a government default. Margaret Warner talks with two experts from Wall Street Investment firms. Continue reading