This Week

This Week

1996 - 2010, Chat, News
Public-affairs program features public figures and their viewpoints.

Episode Guide

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 63)
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    The situation in Iraq; Ken Starr vs. the White House.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 58)
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    The Unabomber trial and the insanity defense: attorney Barry Scheck, criminal psychologist Eric Hickey; the budget and tax reform: Rep. Bill Archer, Sens. John Jerry and Paul Wellstone.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 57)
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    Nichols verdict: District Attorney Bob Macy, attorney Gerry Spence; Asian economic crisis and the U.S. economy: Mark Malloch Brown, vice president, World Bank and economist Paul Krugman; the year past, the year ahead: historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 56)
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    Foreign flashpoints: Iraq and Bosnia; Samuel Berger, national security adviser; Sens. Joseph R. Biden Jr., James M. Inhofe; Al Gore's love story: Bob Squier, a Gore adviser.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 55)
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    Civil-rights appointment: Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Rev. Jesse Jackson; Kyoto agreement: Energy Secretary Federico Pena and Bill O'Keefe, Global Climate Coalition.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 54)
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    Mayor Rudolph Giuliani (R-N.Y.); the Latrell Sprewell firing and NBA suspension: Billy Hunter, NBA Players Association.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 53)
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    Janet Reno and the deadline over Clinton/Gore Independent Counsel; Iraq and access to palaces.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 52)
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    Iraq: Iraqi U.N. Ambassador Nazir Hamdoon and Madeleine Albright; the ethics of septuplets: Dr. Arthur Caplan, medical ethicist, University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Arthur Haney, American Society for Reproductive Medecine.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 51)
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    Iraq; Defense Secretary William Cohen; Gen. John M. Shalikashvili, former chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 50)
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    The president and lesbianism; William Bennett; Elizabeth Birch, Human Rights Campaign; Betty DeGeneres.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 49)
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    The nanny trial, confrontation in Iraq; Middlesex County assistant district attorney Martha Coakley, Alan Dershowitz; U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 48)
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    The IRS and taxes; Microsoft and international financial market; Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin; Steven Ballmer, Microsoft.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 47)
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    White House tapes and independent counsels: Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.); Robert Reich; Alan Simpson; Rahm Emanuel, senior adviser to the president.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 46)
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    The missing White House tapes: Charles Ruff, White House counsel; managing a crisis: Leon Panetta, former Clinton chief of staff and Howard Baker, former Reagan chief of staff; land mines: Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 45)
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    The investigation of Vice President Gore: Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah); Promise Keepers: James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, Peggy Ruppe, wife of a Promise Keeper and Elizabeth Toledo, National Organization for Women.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 44)
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    David Brinkley's final appearance; Marv Albert's attorney; alleged Internal Revenue Service abuses; campaign finance.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 43)
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    Vice President Al Gore; campaign finance hearings; political donor Roger Tamraz; Sen. Arlen Specter (D-Pa.); Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.); former Gore chief-of-staff Roy Neel; pollster Doug Schoen.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 42)
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    Speaker Newt Gingrich; the Princess Diana accident investigation; Michael Cole, spokesman for the Al-Fayed family.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 41)
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    The future of the royal family; William Weld.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 40)
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    The Joseph Kennedy II decision; Mayor Rudolph Giuliani; the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 39)
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    Vices and virtues: gambling and tobacco; Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., American Gaming Association; the Rev. Tom Grey, National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling; Dr. C. Everett Koop; Attorneys General Michael Moore (Miss.) and Hubert Humphrey III (Minn.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 38)
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    Drugs and children: William Bennett and Mario Cuomo; police brutality: New York Police Commissioner Howard Safir; UPS strike.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 37)
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    The UPS strike: Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and John Sweeney, AFL-CIO; the federal government takes over the nation's capitol: Reps. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), Thomas M. Davis (R-Va.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 36)
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    Former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld's nomination to be ambassador to Mexico; the budget.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 35)
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    Politics and the budget; Rep. Richard Armey (R-Texas); Sen. Thomas Daschle (D-S.D.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 34)
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    House Republicans in disarray; with Reps. Bill Archer (R-Texas), Matt Salmon (R- Ariz.), Joe Scarborough (R- Fla.); Franklin Raines, director, Office of Management and Budget.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 33)
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    Campaign finance hearings: Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio); tobacco talks: Donna Shalala; TWA Flight 800, one year later: James Hall, National Transportation Safety Chairman.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 32)
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    Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.), chair of the Senate Government Affairs Committee; also, pictures from Mars: with astronomer Richard Berendzen.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 31)
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    The Brady Gun Law: Sarah Brady, Handgun Control Inc., and Wayne LaPierre, NRA; Roswell: former Air Force Capt. James McAndrew, author of a report on the incident; Peter Jennings reports on Hong Kong.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 30)
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    In Denver; the summit; British Prime Minister Tony Blair; Secretary Madeleine Albright.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 29)
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    Disaster relief, taxes and Republicans in turmoil: Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.); race relations and Clinton: Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), Ralph Reed, Christian Coalition.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 28)
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    Adultery in the military: Sen. Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine); Caspar Weinberger; death penalty trial: Sen. Don Nickles (R-Okla.), Cardinal Bernard Law, Boston.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 27)
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    The Timothy McVeigh trial: with Jeffrey Toobin; the White House vs. Paula Jones: with Robert Bennett, Leon Panetta, Ken Duberstein, Joseph Cammarata and Gil Davis.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 26)
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    Adultery in the military: the Kelly Flinn debate; John Sullivan, Lt. Kelly Flinn's uncle; retired Gen. Merrill McPeak; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 25)
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    Military issues: NATO, defense budget; sexual harassment; partial-birth abortion debate; McVeigh trial update.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 24)
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    Campaign fund-raising and Whitewater investigations; with Haley Barbour; Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.)

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 23)
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    The budget; Texas separatist standoff; with Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin; Sen. Phil Gramm; Rep. John Kasich; attorney Terry O'Rourke.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 22)
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    The Tiger Woods phenomenon: with Hughes Norton, Tiger Woods' agent; the Tigers Woods census bill and multiracial identity: Kweisi Mfume, NAACP, Rep. Thomas Petri; and, tobacco, health care and politics: with Sens. Edward Kennedy, Orrin Hatch.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 21)
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    FBI labs; tobacco industry negotiations; Speaker Gingrich and the independent counsel debate.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 20)
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    Tax cuts: with Franklin Raines, Office of Management and Budget; Sens. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.), John Breaux (D-La.); whether Reno will appoint an independent counsel: with Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah); Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 19)
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    Campaign financing: Jamie Gorelick, former deputy attorney general and Rep. C. Christopher Cox (R-Calif.); also, the stock market: economists David Jones of Aubrey Lanston and Wayne Angell of Bear Sterns.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 18)
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    Heaven's Gate mass suicide; Rick Bauer, Freedom House Ministries; author Brad Steiger; ABC technology correspondent Gina Smith; Robert Rubin, former cult-member.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 17)
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    Republican spilt over tax cuts; Rep. Bill Paxon (R-N.Y.); Jack Kemp.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 16)
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    Money and politics; Sens. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), John F. Kerry (D-Mass.); Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 15)
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    Money and politics; Erskine Bowles, White House chief of staff, Sens. Don Nickles (R-Okla.), Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.); and, a flood update with Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 14)
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    Money and politics; Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Office of National Drug Control Policy.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 13)
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    World tour, China: Secretary Madeleine Albright; campaign fund-raising: Gov. Roy Romer (Colo.), general chairman, Democratic National Committee.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 12)
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    U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson; campaign fund-raising scandals: Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Robert G. Torricelli (D-N.J.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 11)
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    Sexual harassment in the military; Army Secretary Togo D. West; Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine); former Sgt. Maj. Brenda Hoster.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 10)
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    The State of the Union; with Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin; Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.); Rep. Dick Gephardt (D-Mo.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 9)
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    Defense Secretary William Cohen; Simpson trial update; Super Bowl XXXI.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 8)
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    Clinton's second term; Dick Morris; Ralph Reed, Christian Coalition; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 7)
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    The Paula Jones case: Joseph Cammarata, attorney for Paula Jones and Kathleen Sullivan, constitutional law professor; the Republican Congress: with Rep. Richard Armey (R-Texas).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 6)
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    Gingrich ethics investigation, Dallas Cowboys; Reps. Bill Paxon (R-N.Y.), Martin Frost (D-Texas), Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.); Dallas Mayor Ronald Kirk; columnist Skip Bayless.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 5)
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    Jim Wright discusses Speaker Gingrich; congressional agenda, predictions for 1997; with Labor Secretary Robert Reich; Robert Bork; Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.); Rep. John R. Kasich (R-Ohio).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 4)
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    The ethical problems of President Clinton and Speaker Newt Gingrich; Michael Cardoza, Clinton Legal Defense Fund; Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); Reps. David Bonoir (D-Mich.), John Boehner (R-Ohio).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 3)
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    The CIA: Past & Future: CIA Director John Deutch, Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.); the battle over TV ratings: Jack Valenti, Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.).

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 2)
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    Foreign policy; Samuel Berger, national security adviser-designate; Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.); Caspar Weinberger; independent counsels; James Carville.

  • This Week - This Week (Episode 1)
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    Campaign finance reform; with Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Bill Bradley (D-N.J.).