Washington Tuesday 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. Balkin talked about current stories including the presidential candidates and their standings. In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Kastenmeier and Mr. Packwood discussed current events including the budget and problems with the Social Security system. In the next segment, Ms. Benecke and Mr. Maginnis debated the military’s ban on homosexuals. Then, telephone lines were opened, one line for those who supported the ban and one for those who opposed it. In the final segment, Mr. Holzer talked about his recent article in the American Heritage Magazine entitled, “Return of the Peacemakers.” It examines why a Civil War painting was used in the background for President Bush’s portrait which is now displayed in the White House. He also talked about his research into letters which President Lincoln received during the war. close

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

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Program ID:
69389-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 1996
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 1996

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  • Jan 16, 1996 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 1996 | 10:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 1996 | 12:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 1996 | 5:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 1996 | 7:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 1996 | 8:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 1996 | 3:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
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