Washington Wednesday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning papers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and… read more
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning papers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. In the first segment, Mr. Rockwell talked about the latest developments in the budget negotiations, including the agreement to try and reach an agreement by the end of 1995. In the newspaper roundtable, Representatives Chenoweth and Fields discussed current headlines. In the next segment, Mr. Anderson talked about information released yesterday from the National Archives on former President Nixon, including Senator Dole’s relations with President Nixon. In the next segment, Mr. Stone talked about the movie, “Nixon,” which he claimed was simply a character assassination. Several clips of the movie were also shown. Ms. McBride talked about the Lobbying Reform Bill that President Clinton signed yesterday. Mr. Andrews joined the discussion by telephone. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Curt Anderson Correspondent Associated Press
- Wright Andrews Vice President American League of Lobbyists
- Helen Chenoweth U.S. Representative [R] Idaho
- Cleo Fields U.S. Representative [D] Louisiana
- Lew Ketcham Host C-SPAN
- Ann McBride President Common Cause
- Keith Rockwell Correspondent Journal of Commerce
- Roger Stone Manager Specter Presidential Campaign
Senator Levin spoke about new lobbying disclosure legislation and the impact of the failure to pass a budget.
Ms. Walton talked about the continuing debate over the budget and the latest continuing resolution, which…
Senator Brown talked about continuing work on the budget, the line-item veto and other issues on the Senate agenda.
Senator Lautenberg talked about his opposition to several Republican spending proposals.