Politics

  • October 26, 1999  

    Fighting broke out for the first time in Sierra Leone since government and rebels signed a peace accord in July. Experts discuss the state of the accord. Continue reading

  • October 18, 1999  

    Kenneth Starr talks about his work as the independent counsel who investigated President Clinton. Continue reading

  • October 14, 1999  

    Ray Suarez probes the backlog in approving new federal judges. Continue reading

  • October 13, 1999  

    After this brief background report, Gwen Ifill discusses the age-discrimination cases currently under consideration by the Supreme Court with Jan Crawford Greenburg, national legal affairs correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. Continue reading

  • October 13, 1999  

    Gwen Ifill has the story on the Supreme Court age-discrimination cases. Continue reading

  • October 8, 1999   BY Admin 

    Although a series of brutal conflicts have been waged between Hutus and Tutsis, including the genocidal war in Rwanda, distinctions between the two groups are less than clear. Continue reading

  • October 6, 1999  

    After a background report on his fight against South African apartheid, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, talks about the Truth and Reconciliations Committee he chaired and his country’s efforts to achieve racial healing. Continue reading

  • October 4, 1999  

    The Supreme Court opened its new term by turning away nearly 1,800 appeals and taking on cases on race, religion, sex, politics, HMOs and family relationships. Continue reading

  • September 22, 1999  

    The Justice Department today filed a civil lawsuit against the tobacco industry looking to collect the costs of treating ailing smokers. Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the lawsuit with industry experts. Continue reading

  • September 21, 1999  

    Hedrick Smith reports on part one of our look at city life: How one Kansas City neighborhood, Blue Hills, is fighting back against crime. It comes from the documentary, "Seeking Solutions," that will air tomorrow night on most of these PBS stations. Continue reading