Politics

  • July 7, 1999  

    Dirk Vandewalle, author and associate professor at Dartmouth College, and Stephen Fidler of The Financial Times, discuss Britain’s decision to resume full diplomatic relations with Libya. Continue reading

  • July 1, 1999  

    Kwame Holman reports on the longest independent counsel investigation in history, a nine year investigation of the Housing and Urban Development agency. Continue reading

  • June 29, 1999  

    Experts debate President Clinton’s Medicare reform package which includes coverage for up to $1,000 of prescription drugs. Continue reading

  • June 28, 1999  

    Four constitutional law professor assess the past Supreme Court term. They also talk about the issues they would like to see address during the upcoming election year. Continue reading

  • June 28, 1999  

    President Clinton’s Medicare reform package includes a major proposal to cover the rising costs of prescription drugs. Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on efforts to reform Medicare and the pros and cons of covering prescriptions. Continue reading

  • June 28, 1999  

    At the White House, President Clinton outlined his plans to reform Medicare to include prescription drugs. Continue reading

  • June 28, 1999  

    The Clinton administration has projected a $5.9 trillion budget surplus over the next 15 years. They have proposed using it to pay off the national debt and shore up entitlement programs. The White House budget director, Jack Lew, and Ways and Means chairman, Rep. Bill Archer (R-TX), debate the issue. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1999  

    A new diet drug was recently approved by the Federal Drug Administration and analysts are expecting it to be a big success. Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on Xenical. Continue reading

  • June 25, 1999  

    After eight months of testimony, the Justice Department’s antitrust case against Microsoft has come to a close. Terence Smith talks with Joel Brinkley, a reporter with the New York Times, about what’s next in the trial. Continue reading

  • June 23, 1999  

    NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, discusses the Supreme Court decision on states’ rights of this term. Continue reading