Politics

  • January 7, 1998  

    Terry Nichols escaped the death penalty. The same jury that convicted him in relation to the Oklahoma City bombing could not agree whether to sentence him to death or to life in prison. The judge will now decide his fate. Court TV’s Tim Sullivan explains the latest developments Continue reading

  • January 5, 1998  

    Following a contentious election, Daniel Arap Moi was sworn in as Kenya’s president for a fifth and final term. The 73 year old leader promised to fight corruption and implement democratic reforms. Following a background report, Phil Ponce and guests examine President Moi’s victory. Continue reading

  • January 5, 1998  

    Theodore Kacyzinski asks to make a statement to the judge and forces the trial to a standstill. Continue reading

  • January 1, 1998  

    Judiciary Chief Justice William Rehnquist reported that there are not enough judges to handle the increase of work. Continue reading

  • December 31, 1997  

    On New Year’s day, California will become the first state in the nation to ban smoking in just about all in-door public places, including bars. Continue reading

  • December 23, 1997  

    The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the sale of a new pill that may help cure baldness. Phil Ponce talks with Dr. Ronald Savin, professor of dermatology at Yale University Medical School, about the drawbacks and promises of the new drug. Continue reading

  • December 4, 1997  

    In an effort to come to terms with atrocities committed during the Apartheid era in South Africa, the government organized a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Continue reading

  • December 4, 1997  

    In an effort to come to terms with atrocities committed during the Apartheid era in South Africa, the government organized a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Two reporters discuss the possible crimes committed by Winnie Mandela, the former wife of President Nelson Mandela and the work of the Commission. Continue reading

  • December 1, 1997  

    Internet industry leaders proposed developing new technologies that will enable parents to restrict their children’s access to ‘adult’ material on the Net. Following a background report, Phil Ponce and Steven Levy, a senior editor for Newsweek Magazine, discuss the industry’s proposals and its implications. Continue reading

  • November 25, 1997  

    In an effort to save taxpayers money, the federal government is making new money. Continue reading