Politics

  • December 1, 1997  

    Internet industry leaders proposed developing new technologies that will enable parents to restrict their children’s access to ‘adult’ material on the Net. Following a background report, Phil Ponce and Steven Levy, a senior editor for Newsweek Magazine, discuss the industry’s proposals and its implications. Continue reading

  • November 25, 1997  

    In an effort to save taxpayers money, the federal government is making new money. Continue reading

  • November 21, 1997  

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of a New Jersey school teacher who was laid off for reasons of “diversity.” Phil Ponce and guests discuss the court’s decision. Continue reading

  • November 20, 1997   BY Admin 

    An online forum on the life and legacy of Che Guevara. Why should Che be the subject of so much attention now? Continue reading

  • November 10, 1997  

    President Clinton failed to convince Congressional Democrats to support the fast track trade deal. Margaret Warner hears from both sides of the debate; after speaking with U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky, she discusses fast track’s derailment with House Minority Whip David Bonior (D-MI). Continue reading

  • November 10, 1997  

    President Clinton failed to convince Congressional Democrats to support the fast track trade deal. Margaret Warner hears from both sides of the debate; after speaking with U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky, she discusses fast track’s derailment with House Minority Whip David Bonior (D-MI). Continue reading

  • November 3, 1997  

    In a Newsmaker interview, Phil Ponce discusses the Reform Party with Ross Perot. Continue reading

  • November 3, 1997  

    The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to California’s Proposition 209, the 1996 initiative which overturned affirmative action in the state. Continue reading

  • October 28, 1997  

    On Wednesday, Chinese President Jiang Zemin will arrive in Washington, D.C., for formal meetings with President Clinton. Jim Lehrer talks with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the issues surrounding this week’s summit with the People’s Republic of China. Continue reading

  • October 24, 1997  

    In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee began its investigation of suspected communists in the film industry. The investigation ruined hundreds of careers. Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with Paul Jarrico and Marsha Hunt about their experiences on the blacklist. Continue reading