The Week June 12-18


The Simpson Tragedy

After leaving a note proclaiming his innocence and leading police on an extraordinary freeway chase televised live across the nation, football superstar and television sportscaster O.J. Simpson surrendered to authorities at his mansion in Los Angeles. Capping five days of intensive investigation and media scrutiny, police arrested Simpson on charges of murdering his former wife and her friend outside her home.

Health-Care Maneuvers

House Democrats united to fend off what they claimed (and some Republicans virtually conceded) to be Republican obstructionism on health care. The House Ways and Means Committee sided with other congressional committees and voted...

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