Washington Wednesday 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. Grann talked about Senate passage of health insurance reform and PAC influence in Congress. Mr. Greene talked about a House subcommittee hearing on meat inspection. Representative Johnson talked about his resolution to repeal the 16th amendment, the income tax. In the next segment, Mr. Drummond talked about Smiley v. California, which the Supreme Court heard on 4/24 concerning the legality of credit card late fees in states where they are prohibited. In the newspaper roundtable, Mayors Schundler and Webb discussed current issues, including health care reform and the minimum wage. In the next segment, Mr. Hager talked about the latest developments in the budget debate. In the final segment, Mr. Wright spoke about his new book, Balance of Power, which examines the history of executive-legislative relations. close

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Washington Wednesday Journal

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Program ID:
71419-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 1996 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 24, 1996 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 24, 1996 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1996 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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