December 8, 1995 |
Two Democratic senators joined with William J. Bennett, author of the popular "Book of Virtues," to criticize advertisers who support what critics call "trash TV" talk shows. The three said the shows are contributing to a decline in morals in America and selling exploitation. In television and radio ads to begin airing today, Bennett and Sens. Joseph I. Lieberman (D-Conn.) and Sam Nunn (D-Ga.
October 23, 1995 |
Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.), one of the Senate's most influential voices on national security matters, said he would consider "very strongly" any request from President Clinton to take over from Warren Christopher as secretary of state. Nunn, who is not seeking reelection next year, said, however, that he had not heard from Clinton about any such possibility. "It's a job that anyone would consider, I think," he said.
October 16, 1995 |
Sen. Sam Nunn, one of the top authorities in Congress on security and terrorism, warned Sunday that the United States has many inviting and inadequately protected terrorist targets and should pay heed to Japan's painful experience with the Aum Supreme Truth cult. Nunn (D-Ga.) said a study by his staff shows that the Japanese cult, which is accused in the deadly nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subways earlier this year, was working to develop biological weapons and the means to deliver them.
October 10, 1995 |
Dealing a heavy blow to his party's efforts to regain power on Capitol Hill, Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) announced Monday that he will end a legislative career that has spanned a quarter-century of change in the Democratic Party, in the South and in the Senate as an institution. Nunn, a leading voice for conservative Democrats and his party's premier spokesman on defense issues, joins a stampede of Democrats--mostly moderates and Southerners--leaving Congress next year.
September 21, 1994 |
Only one day after the White House hailed the accord that staved off a U.S. invasion of Haiti, a wave of criticism erupted Tuesday over the agreement and how the Clinton Administration handles foreign policy--some of it coming from participants in the eleventh-hour mission to Port-au-Prince.
September 19, 1994 |
Former President Jimmy Carter was ushered into early retirement by the American voters because they saw him as ineffective at home and weak abroad, but he has shown again this weekend that he retains two surpassing virtues: a preternatural patience and an unshakable faith in his fellow man.