Politics

  • January 7, 1999  

    The impeachment trial of President Clinton began in the Senate. Jim Lehrer talks with four Senators, Republicans Kay Bailey Hutchison and Thad Cochran and Democrats Harry Reid and Byron Dorgan, about the day. Continue reading

  • January 7, 1999  

    The impeachment trial of President Clinton began in the Senate. Jim Lehrer talks with four Senators, Republicans Kay Bailey Hutchison and Thad Cochran and Democrats Harry Reid and Byron Dorgan, about the trial. Continue reading

  • January 7, 1999  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Wall Street Journal columnist Paul Gigot discuss the opening of the Senate trial of President Clinton. Continue reading

  • January 6, 1999  

    Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the swearing in of new members of Congress, the election of a new Speaker of the House and other events on the first day of the new Congress. Continue reading

  • January 6, 1999  

    Tom Oliphant, a columnist for The Boston Globe, and David Brooks, senior editor at The Weekly Standard, analyze the developments on Capitol Hill and the beginning of the impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. Continue reading

  • January 5, 1999  

    Four former senators join Margaret Warner to discuss the format and duration of the upcoming impeachment trial against President Clinton. Continue reading

  • January 5, 1999  

    The Clinton administration today announced the most significant change in policy toward Cuba in decades. Jim Lehrer talks with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the details of the initiative. Continue reading

  • January 4, 1999  

    Senators are wrestling with a proposal for a shortened impeachment trial. Margaret Warner talks with Republican Senators Arlen Specter and Robert Bennett, and Democratic Senators Joseph Lieberman and John Breaux about their options. Continue reading

  • January 1, 1999  

    Cuba marks 40 years of rule by Fidel Castro. Phil Ponce spekas with photographer Roberto Salas, who along with his father, began photographing Castro even before he became Cuba’s leader. A book of their pictures called “Fidel’s Cuba” has just come out. Continue reading

  • December 23, 1998  

    Media correspondent Terence Smith and four foreign journalists discuss how President Clinton’s impeachment played around the world. Continue reading