Washington Wednesday Journal

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators;… 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. Mr. Barrett discussed several issues up in the Senate, including the vote on Dr. Henry Foster’s nomination to be Surgeon General, the vote on the fiscal year 1996 federal budget, and the markup of Senator Packwood’s Welfare Reform Bill. In the newspaper roundtable, Reps. Brownback and Kaptur discussed headlines from papers across the country. In the point-counterpoint discussion, Mr. DiRita and Mr. Harris discussed the funding for foreign affairs agencies and the current house bill to consolidate those under the State Department. Ms. Skvarla discussed the tradition of placing vice president’s busts in the Capitol. Via remote link, Ms. Miller discussed her views of the nomination of former Kansas John Carlin to the position of Archivist. close

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Washington Wednesday Journal

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Program ID:
65338-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 1995 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 25, 1995 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 24, 1995 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 24, 1995 | 4:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 1995 | 5:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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