Politics

  • August 8, 1996  

    Known for his deficit-hawking and respected for his pricipled, sometimes solitary stands, Warren Rudman is retiring after 12 years in the Senate. David Gergen talks with him about his recently published memoir. Continue reading

  • August 2, 1996  

    When Somali warlord Mohamed Farah Aideed died on Thursday, hopes of a peace in the fractured country rose again. Steve Scott of ITN reports on the leader and his legacy, and Margaret Warner talks with veteran diplomat Robert Oakley about the road ahead. Continue reading

  • July 31, 1996  

    In an effort to combat rampant teen pregancy, the state of California is prosecuting–and jailing–more men who have sex with teenage girls. Many maintain, however, that the problem is more complex than predator and prey. Continue reading

  • July 31, 1996  

    The House passed a controversial welfare reform bill–already approved by the Senate–that in effect ends welfare entitlements as we know them. President Clinton promised to sign the bill–a move that its detractors say is mere political expediency. Kwame Holman provides a backgrounder. Continue reading

  • July 31, 1996  

    The House passed a controversial welfare reform bill–already approved by the Senate–that in effect ends welfare entitlements. President Clinton has promised to sign the bill–a move that many of the its detractors consider to be mere political expediency. A panel discussion with members of Congress on Capitol Hill follows. Continue reading

  • July 30, 1996   BY Admin 

    Mohamed Hosni Mubarak was born on May 4, 1928, in the village of Kafr- El Meselha in the Nile river Delta province of Menoufiya, one of the five children of an inspector of the ministry of justice. Continue reading

  • July 30, 1996  

    In between meetings in Washington, Egypt’s President, Hosni Mubarak, talks to the NewsHour about his first, very straight forward session recently with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, his thoughts on terrorism, and U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Continue reading

  • July 24, 1996  

    South Africa’s Deputy President Thabo Mbeki is in Washington, D.C. to discuss the economic future of his country with the White House. The man Nelson Mandella says he wants to succeed him as president in 1999, discusses race relations and living conditions with Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Continue reading

  • July 24, 1996  

    Welfare reform is considered a major issue with the voters. The Senate joined the House in passing historic legislation to end the federal guarantee to welfare and return most assistance programs to the states. A panel debate on how the President should respond to this move by Congress, follows a backgrounder by Kwame Holman. Continue reading

  • July 5, 1996  

    An update on the Arizona Viper Militia. There was a detention hearing today in Phoenix. Betty Ann Bowser was there and has this report. Continue reading