Washington Thursday Journal

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and… 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. Risen discussed the Balanced Budget Amendment debate and also Federal Reserve Chairman Greenspan’s testimony on interest rates and the economy. In the newspaper roundtable Mr. Smith and Rep. Waldholtz discussed the State of the Union address and the headline stories from various U.S. newspapers. Ms. Gordon discussed demands by Senators Pressler and Faircloth that the Justice Department initiate a criminal investigation into Commerce Secretary Ron Brown’s financial dealings. Ms. Foerstel described the Balanced Budget Amendment legislation which is making its way through Congress. close

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  • Marcy Gordon Correspondent Associated Press->Congress
  • James Risen Correspondent Los Angeles Times->Washington Bureau
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Washington Thursday Journal

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Program ID:
62915-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 1995 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 26, 1995 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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