Jacqueline Kennedy discusses her life in the White House, her marriage and family, and events faced by the Kennedy administration in audio interviews conducted by historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. not long after President John F. Kennedy's death on Nov. 22, 1963. Also interviewed: Caroline Kennedy, who wrote a foreword to "Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy." Diane Sawyer reports.
A video-and-surveillance-camera grab bag spotlights children in peril, quarreling neighbors, larcenous animals, bungling burglars and a Florida woman seen plotting to have her husband killed. Her defense: It was a hoax designed to get her on reality TV. Chris Cuomo hosts, joined by Jim Avila, John Berman and Andrea Canning.
Recalling the life and career of Sen. Edward Moore Kennedy (1932-2009), and assessing the Massachusetts Democrat's political legacy. Charles Gibson reports from Hyannis Port, Mass., and Diane Sawyer from New York.
Coverage of the launch of the space shuttle Discovery from Cape Canaveral. During its 12-day mission, the seven-member crew is scheduled to test fuel-tank modifications and deliver supplies to the International Space Station. Bill Weir, Ned Potter, Lisa Stark and Rob Simmelkjaer report, with commentary by astronaut Catherine “Cady” Coleman.
A report on the difficulties of raising demanding or disobedient children. Also: confronting the reality of sibling favoritism; how boys and girls are taught to communicate. Included: interviews with child-care professionals. Correspondent: John Stossel.
“In Search of America” (part 5 of six) looks at the free-enterprise system and a Texas-based snack-food company's efforts to establish a market for potato chips in China. Included: interviews with corporate executives, market researchers and consumers. Peter Jennings reports.
The conclusion of “In Search of America” combines parts 5 and 6, examining free enterprise and immigration. Peter Jennings reports on a Texas-based snack-food company's efforts to market potato chips in China, and on increased measures in homeland security from Salt Lake City.
“In Search of America” concludes with a look at immigration and the new measures of homeland security in the wake of Sept. 11. Included: how the U.S. is treating illegal immigration; heightened security for the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Peter Jennings reports.
“In Search of America” (part 4 of six) probes racial tensions in the U.S. and examines the history of Gary, Ind., which in 1967 became one of the first large cities to elect a black mayor. Included: interviews with former mayor Richard Hatcher, townspeople and entrepreneurs. Peter Jennings reports.
“In Search of America” (part 3 of six) looks at freedom of expression and a Boulder, Colo., high school's production of the controversial 1960s musical “Hair.” Included: interviews with cast members, faculty advisors and parents. Peter Jennings reports.
“In Search of America” (part 2 of six) examines morality in the U.S. and focuses on one man's crusade to add creationism to a South Carolina school district's curriculum. Included: interviews with academics and school-board members. Peter Jennings reports.
Peter Jennings goes “In Search of America” in this six-part report on the nation's guiding principles. In Part 1, the balance of power between states and the Federal government is examined by spotlighting the controversial re-introduction of wolves to the Northwest. Included: interviews with ranchers, politicians and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employees.
A look at the aging process and what people will do to look younger and live longer. Included: alternatives to plastic surgery; human-growth hormone injections; comments from Cybill Shepherd and Lauren Hutton on Hollywood's obsession with youth. Dr. Nancy Snyderman hosts.
Examining how brain activity is responsible for differences in male and female behavior. Included: interviews with researchers; tests that determine visual and spatial skills; new treatments for psychological disorders. Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
A look at America's war on drugs and how it affects neighborhoods and families. Also: efforts to stop the supply coming from South America; drug policies in other countries, including Holland and Great Britain; interviews with law-enforcement officials and clergy. John Stossel reports.
Peter Jennings hosts a tribute to the country's musical diversity. Performances include Alicia Keys; Gillian Welch; the Boston Pops; Sheryl Crow; barbershop quartet Michigan Jake; a tribute to Richard Rodgers; the U.S. Air Force Band; Lonnie Brooks. Also: regional footage of Independence Day celebrations.
Peter Jennings hosts an examination of the sexual-abuse scandals in the Catholic Church. Included: interviews with clergy, historians and a former priest. Correspondents: Ron Claiborne; Chris Wallace and Bill Blakemore.
This report on Osama Bin Laden speculates on the whereabouts of the Al Qaeda mastermind and how important finding him is to the U.S. Interviewees include Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice. John Miller reports.
Correspondent John Stossel looks at popularity in school and whether or not one's status in childhood and adolescence affects one's standing as an adult. Stossel visits some old classmates to talk about their formative years. Also: what schools can do about social cruelty.
This report on women and cigarettes explores smoking's relationship to medical problems other than lung cancer; how women's bodies react differently to tobacco than men's; tobacco advertising through the years; reasons behind teen smoking; and Hollywood and the “glamour” of smoking.
John Stossel examines the debates over cloning; genetically engineered food; medicine; and the environment. Included: scientists and activists are interviewed; children comment on what they're learning in school about global warming.
David Brinkley hosts a look back at the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, featuring archival footage and interviews with American survivors and pilots who were part of the mission. This is a follow-up to a report Brinkley did 10 years ago on the 50th anniversary of the event that hastened the U.S.'s entry into World War II.
Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports on stress and the toll it takes on women---specifically working mothers in their 30s. Included: its effect on mood, sleep, sex and weight. Interviews with doctors, specialists and women from all walks of life are featured.
John Stossel examines the services provided by the Government and gauges various agencies' success. Included: the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Aviation Administration. Also: privatizing Federal programs in major metropolitan areas; the Government's right of eminent domain.
John Stossel reports on hits and misses in the area of promotional publicity of people, products and media designed to catch the public eye. Included: Wall Street predictions; Super Bowl commercials; Hollywood machinations. Also: hype through history.