Washington Friday 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. Ullmann talked about the morning headlines. In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Dionne and Mr. Phillips talked about current issues including the future of American politics. Mr. Anderson talked by telephone about his first vote. In the next segment, Mr. Miller talked about his recent book, Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress, which focuses on the congressional debate over the slavery issue from 1835 to 1844. In the next segment, three U.S. representatives talked about their experiences as Peace Corps volunteers. Mr. Ritchie and Mr. Thomasson talked about U.S. Capitol security on the 25th anniversary of an explosion on the first floor caused by a bomb set off by the Weather Underground. close

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

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70240-1
Category:
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Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 1996

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  • Mar 01, 1996 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 1996 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 01, 1996 | 7:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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