Politics

  • May 23, 2000  

    A background report before South African President Thabo Mbeki discusses the challenges facing his country, including its economy, the AIDS epidemic and reconciliation. Continue reading

  • May 23, 2000  

    South African President Thabo Mbeki discusses the challenges facing his country, including its economy, the AIDS epidemic and reconciliation. Continue reading

  • May 22, 2000  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg discusses today’s Supreme Court ruling lifting restrictions on adult cable television programs. Continue reading

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    May 22, 2000  

    How will the new president of Taiwan approach relations with the mainland? Margaret Warner leads a discussion with three experts on China-Taiwan relations, after a background report. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2000  

    Congress and Kosovo. A report from Kwame Holman. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2000  

    Congress considers pulling troops out of Kosovo despite Department of Defense warnings. Continue reading

  • May 17, 2000  

    The ballot measure story. Are initiatives the purest form of democracy, or is the process falling prey to moneyed special interests? We begin our coverage with this report from Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Broadcasting. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2000  

    Republican presidential hopeful George W. Bush spoke about reforming social security today at the Rancho Cucamonga Senior Center in California. He proposed partially privatizing the retirement system. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2000  

    Jan Crawford Greenburg discusses Supreme Court rulings handed down, including one that prohibits rape victims from suing their attackers in federal court. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2000  

    In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Congress overstepped the states’ jurisdiction when it allowed rape victims to file civil rights cases against their attackers. Two constitutional law professors discuss the significance of the court’s ruling. Continue reading