Washington Thursday 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, Ms. Shogren discussed the debate in the House on welfare reform and the various amendments which were voted on. In the newspaper roundtable, Senators Kyl and Reid discussed the top stories in the morning newspapers. Rep. Deal discussed his proposed bill for welfare reform and its differences from the Republican proposals. Rep. Payne discussed the status of the Congressional Black Caucus following its loss of federal funding. In the second roundtable, Rep. Cunningham and Mr. Fersh debated the merits of the Republican welfare reform proposals, especially those affecting the school lunch program. Governor Symington discussed the Republican welfare reform proposals and their impact on the states. In the final segment, Rep. Fawell talked about the status of the Affirmative Action programs. close

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Program ID:
64136-1
Category:
Call-In
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Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 1995 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 23, 1995 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
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