Politics

  • May 31, 1999  

    A group of fourth graders in a suburban Denver school have launched a campaign to free the victims of modern slavery in Africa. Tom Bearden reports on the movement to end slavery in the Sudan. Continue reading

  • May 31, 1999  

    Students in the U.S. have launched a campaign to free victims of modern slavery in Sudan. Phil Ponce then talks to experts with three views about the region. Continue reading

  • May 28, 1999  

    Who is the Speaker of the House, and how is he doing? Kwame Holman profiles the leader of the House Republicans, Rep. Dennis Hastert (R-IL). Continue reading

  • May 27, 1999  

    Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the latest round in the debate over gun control. Continue reading

  • May 26, 1999  

    House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) wants more security at U.S. laboratories — but supports continued engagement with China. Four members of Congress then debate America’s relationship with China and what should be done to better secure U.S. secrets. Continue reading

  • May 26, 1999  

    The report by a special committee investigating possible Chinese espionage has sparked heated debate throughout Washington. In a NewsHour interview, the Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) responds to the work of the committee and its “disturbing” findings. Continue reading

  • May 25, 1999  

    Douglas Paal, president of the Asia Pacific Policy Center; Jonathan Pollack, senior advisor for International Policy at RAND; and Henry Sokolski, executive director of the Non-Proliferation Policy Education Center, discuss the Cox report and the damage the theft may cause in the future. Continue reading

  • May 25, 1999  

    The Congressional committee investigating possible Chinese espionage reported that China has stolen secrets about every nuclear weapon in the U.S. arsenal. After Chairman Christopher Cox (R-CA) and ranking member Norman Dicks (D-WA) assess their findings. Continue reading

  • May 25, 1999  

    The Congressional committee investigating possible Chinese espionage reported that China has stolen secrets about every nuclear weapon in the U.S. arsenal. The NewsHour reports on how officials throughout Washington reacted. Continue reading

  • May 24, 1999  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, discusses the Supreme Court’s rulings on media ride-alongs and sexual harassment at schools. Continue reading