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. In the first segment, Mr. Lewis talked about current issues, including Senator Dole’s ability to run for president and remain majority leader. In the next segment, Mr. Barrett talked about the U.S. Judicial Conference decision to allow cameras in federal courts of appeal. In the newspaper roundtable, Rep. Gutierrez and Mr. Seals talked about the relationship between government and citizens and other issues. In the next segment, Rep. Petri talked about how his legislation would regulate candidates' usage of “push polling,” whereby candidates hire people to call voters and criticize other candidates. After a segment for viewer phone calls, Rep. Meehan talked by remote connection about the bipartisan campaign finance reform bill he co-sponsored. In the final segment, Ms. Tucker talked about China-Taiwan relations, and the current Eastern situation. close

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Washington Wednesday Journal

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Program ID:
70527-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 1996 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 1996 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 13, 1996 | 7:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 13, 1996 | 11:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 14, 1996 | 2:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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