Politics

  • June 13, 1997  

    A soaring stock market means good news for investors, and happy days for Federal Reserve Vice Chair Alice Rivlin. How long can the rise continue? Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • June 11, 1997  

    Netscape and Microsoft said they would work to limit personal information available to Net users. Their announcement comes on the second day of FTC hearings on Internet privacy. Continue reading

  • June 11, 1997  

    Netscape and Microsoft said they would work to limit personal information available to Net users. Their announcement comes on the second day of FTC hearings on Internet privacy. Continue reading

  • June 6, 1997  

    Timothy McVeigh’s lawyers attempt to spare him from the death penalty after more testimony from victims and their families in the sentencing phase of the Oklahoma City bombing trial. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    Should Tim McVeigh receive the death penalty for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing? That’s the question before the Denver jury who have just begun the sentencing phase of his trial. A NewsHour panel analyzes. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    Kwame Holman provides background on the FBI’s recent troubles. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    FBI Director Louis Freeh appeared again before the Senate Judiciary Committee, giving an accounting of the FBI’s activities across the board. Margaret Warner leads a discussion with Senators Orrin Hatch and Patrick Leahy. Continue reading

  • June 4, 1997  

    Sierra Leone has been plagued by fighting and looting since the democratic government was ousted in a military coup last month. Now the Nigerian military is involved. Continue reading

  • June 3, 1997  

    The jurors in the Oklahoma City Bombing trial will soon decide whether Timothy McVeigh should be executed or imprisoned. Jim Lehrer leads a discussion on how this case has effected America’s sense of justice. Continue reading

  • June 3, 1997  

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault and the NewsHour’s regional commentators discuss the effects of the McVeigh trial on the public’s faith in the judicial system. Continue reading