Politics

  • April 8, 1996  

    Theodore Kaczynski, the prime suspect in the series of bombings linked to an individual known as the Unabomber, is currently awaiting trial on an explosive charge. Margaret Warner examines the status of the investigation and Monday’s events with two reporters covering the case. Continue reading

  • April 8, 1996  

    Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television reports on the heated debate on the west coast over the issue of doctor assisted suicide. Continue reading

  • April 8, 1996  

    In the past six weeks, two federal appeals courts, in California and New York, have struck down state laws against doctor-assisted suicides, though they based their decisions on different constitutional grounds. Both states have vowed to appeal the rulings to the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

  • April 8, 1996  

    The first in a NewsHour series looking at various efforts to control the skyrocketing costs of health care and the impact they’re having on providers and patients alike. In part one, Fred De Sam Lazaro of KCTCA, Minneapolis-St. Paul reports on an experimental Medicaid program in Tennessee. Continue reading

  • April 5, 1996  

    President Clinton’s speech to the people of Oklahoma City, marking the one year anniversary of the Oklahoma bombing, includes a brief eulogy to late Commerce Secretary, Ron Brown. Continue reading

  • April 4, 1996  

    A videotape of a violent arrest of illegal immigrants by police in Southern California has caused Mexican authorities to officially protest what they consider a human rights violation of its citizens. Jeffrey Kaye reports. Continue reading

  • April 4, 1996  

    The F.B.I. arrested Theodore Kaczynski, a former professor of mathematics and Montana recluse. A search of his house yielded four incomplete pipe bombs and other explosives. Authorities believe Kaczynski may be the elusive anti-technology terrorist known as the Unabomber. Continue reading

  • April 3, 1996  

    In an effort to better educate the voters and to limit the power of “sound bites,” former “Washington Post” reporter Paul Taylor has been heading a move to offer free television time to candidates. Charlayne Hunter-Gault talked with him Wednesday. Continue reading

  • April 3, 1996  

    Kwame Holman looks back on the life of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, who died in a plane crash in Croatia Wednesday. Continue reading

  • April 2, 1996  

    Kwame Holman looks at the political furor that surrounds Judge Howard Baer’s decision to deem 80 pounds of drugs inadmissable evidence, a decision he has since reversed. Continue reading