Washington Thursday Journal

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers… read more

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. In the first segment, Mr. Diemer talked about current issues in Congress, including the Republican Medicare reform bill in the House. Mr. Newsome talked about the Smithsonian Institute’s Anacostia Museum, which chronicles life in this African-American region of the Washington, DC area. In the newspaper roundtable, Representatives Rivers and Shadegg, who are both members of the Budget Committee, talked about current headlines including the debate over the federal budget. In the next segment, Mr. Rowe and Mr. Cobb discussed the way the U.S. evaluates the economy and whether it should be changed. In the next segment, Dr. Gilcher and and Dr. Schlitt discussed a new test which would detect the AIDS virus at an earlier time which the F.D.A. has still not approved for general use to make the blood supply safer. In the final segment, Mr. Hall talked about a new exhibit, “Southern City/National Ambition,” which focuses on the early history of Washington, DC before the Civil War. close

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  • Cobb, Joe Senior Fellow Heritage Foundation->Economics
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Program ID:
67582-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 12, 1995
Last Aired:
Oct 13, 1995

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  • Oct 12, 1995 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 12, 1995 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 1995 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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