Politics

  • 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

  • May 21, 1999   BY Admin 

    After weeks of debate and dozens of amendments, the Senate approved a juvenile justice bill that includes new restrictions on gun sales and ownership. The debate now shifts to the House of Representatives. Continue reading

  • May 21, 1999   BY Admin 

    The student who opened fire on his classmates Friday in Conyers, Georgia reportedly got the guns by breaking into his parents’ locked gun cabinet. Continue reading

  • May 20, 1999   BY Admin 

    Exactly one month after the deadly shooting at Columbine High School and on the day of another school shooting in Georgia, the Senate has voted to impose new restrictions on gun sales. Continue reading