Washington Journal: Wednesday

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

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with newsmakers, journalists and legislators; and viewer comments by telephone, faxes and electronic mail. In the first segment, Mr. Barker and Ms. Zagaroli discussed current headlines, including the Commission on Presidential Debates decision not to invite Ross Perot to participate in the debates. In the next segment, Mr. Hunt talked about the project to protect and highlight President Jefferson’s written messages to Congress on a variety of issues. In the next segment, Mr. Moore, a television producer and the author of Downsize This!, and Mr. Williams talked about current issues, including economic anxiety and the upcoming elections. In the next segment, Mr. Fahrenkopf talked about the criteria used to decide not to invite Ross Perot to participate in the presidential debates. In the next segment, Rep. Barton talked about the kickoff event of a program for voluntary drug testing of members of Congress. In the final segment, Mr. Breslin talked about his new book, I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me and other issues. close

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

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Washington Journal: Wednesday

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Video Magazine
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 18, 1996
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 1996

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  • Sep 18, 1996 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 19, 1996 | 2:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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