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. Kuhnhenn talked about current issues, including the use of U.S. troops in Bosnia and the budget debate. In the next segment, Mr. McCarthy and Mr. Dettmer discussed current issues, including President Clinton’s upcoming trip to Ireland and the negative aspects of Thanksgiving. In the next segment, Mr. Metzenbaum talked about his life after service in the Senate. Mr. Symington, who served as president of the Association of Former Members of Congress, talked about the purposes and activities of this organization. Mr. White talked about the history of the old Senate Chamber, where the Senate met from 1810 to 1859. In the final segment, Mr. Wiesel talked about his recent book, All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs, which focuses on his life after 1945. He also talked about why he became a writer. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
68544-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 1995
Last Aired:
Nov 27, 1995

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  • Nov 23, 1995 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1995 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1995 | 5:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1995 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 1995 | 1:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 1995 | 4:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 25, 1995 | 4:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 1995 | 4:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 1995 | 4:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
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