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Washington Journal: Thursday

Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and… 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. Wladyslaw Pleszcynski, American Spectator discussed current events, including President Bill Clinton’s initiative against tobacco advertising to youth. Howard Phillips, U.S. Taxpayers Party talked about his party’s four main issues, including abortion, U.S. participation in international organizations, reducing the authority of the federal government to the strict letter of the Constitution and abolishing all direct taxes. Mark Goodin, Republican Political Consultant and Mark Mellman, Democratic Political Consultant discussed the presidential campaign, especially the latest polls and several campaign issues. Scott Fornek, Chicago Sun-Times previewed the Democratic Convention and press coverage of it. close

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Washington Journal: Thursday

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Program ID:
74464-1
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Video Magazine
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 1996 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 1996 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 1996 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 1996 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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