Politics

  • August 8, 1997  

    The situation between UPS and its striking workers continues unresolved as Teamsters face the end of their first week without pay. Continue reading

  • August 8, 1997  

    The situation between UPS and its striking workers continues unresolved as Teamsters face the end of their first week without pay. Charles Krause has our report. Continue reading

  • August 7, 1997  

    Should online porn be available at local libraries? Spencer Michels reports as patrons and librarians alike debate whether putting limits on Internet access protects kids or violates the First Amendment. Continue reading

  • August 4, 1997  

    A strike by the Teamsters Union has idled the United Parcel Service. At issue are wages, benefits and a demand that many part-time jobs be converted to full-time positions. Continue reading

  • August 4, 1997  

    A strike by the Teamsters Union has idled the United Parcel Service. At issue are wages, benefits and a demand that many part-time jobs be converted to full-time positions. Continue reading

  • August 1, 1997  

    Three men are arrested for building five powerful bombs in a Brooklyn building. Police and the FBI reported that the suspects were “planning to target U.S. and Jewish interests worldwide.” Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

  • July 30, 1997  

    The American Bar Association said recently it believes the federal law that limits death penalty appeals may be unconstitutional, and has called for a moritorium on executions in 38 states. Betty Ann Bowser reports. Continue reading

  • July 28, 1997  

    A special perspective on the political and other events of this summer. It is that of editorial cartoonists who regularly appear on the NewsHour. Elizabeth Farnsworth talked with them last week. Continue reading

  • July 28, 1997  

    Sen. Jesse Helms opposes President Clinton’s nomination of Gov. William Weld (R- MA) as next ambassador to Mexico. Have bipartisan gestures been thwarted by internal divison? Continue reading

  • July 28, 1997  

    Sen. Jesse Helms opposes President Clinton’s nomination of Gov. William Weld (R- MA) as next ambassador to Mexico. Have bipartisan gestures been thwarted by internal division? Jim Lehrer discusses Weld’s chances of becoming ambassador with two political journalists. Continue reading