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, Mr. Green talked about the morning headlines including current activities in Congress. In the newspaper roundtable, Sen. McCain and Mr. Press talked about current issues including the flat tax, campaign reforms, and the upcoming presidential elections. Mr. Schmitt talked by telephone about his first vote and the issues that will affect it. In the next segment, Sen. Warner talked by remote connection about defense issues and defense spending for fiscal year 1997. In the next segment, Ms. Morton and Mr. Schieber talked about Social Security reform including privatization. In the final segment, Mr. Merritt talked in a taped interview about allowing cameras in U.S. appellate courts. close

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Program ID:
70550-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 14, 1996 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 1996 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Mar 14, 1996 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 14, 1996 | 7:26pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 17, 1996 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
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