Up Close this week
(New York-WABC) (WABC) -- "Eyewitness News UpClose" With Diana Williams is a political talk show focusing on issues and information important to residents in the tri-state area.
Here is what we talked about this week on "Eyewitness News UpClose."
On Sunday, November 18, 2007
This morning, we are talking about women in politics. How far have we really come? Are we ready to elect a woman for president? Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell lends us a global view and shares her personal experience. We hope you can join us for Up Close this Sunday morning at eleven.
November 11, 2007
House republicans are taking on Governor Spitzer and trying to stop him from granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. We talked to Long Island Congressman Peter King who was leading that fight. Also on the program, we talked about Bernard Kerik's federal indictment and its impact on Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign.
November 4, 2007
Governor Spitzer sailed to a record victory last November. But it's been a rough ride for the governor ever since. We talk to him one on one about his controversial plan to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, a look back at his bruising first year in office and his battles in Albany.
October 28, 2007
Rudy Crew served as the schools chancellor under Rudy Giuliani for four years. The two barely spoke to each other and often took their feud public. Crew now leads Miami schools and has a new book. He talks about fixing the nation's public schools and what he thinks about Giuliani running for president.
We also talked to Teachers Union President Randi Weigarten about the controversial program tying teacher pay to student performance.
Information from UpClose September 16, 2007
For more information:
There are dozens of new websites now offering up information about the candidates from their voting records to their stand on the issues, and more.
Here are some of the websites we focused on and the websites of the guests we interviewed for the show. We hope this information is helpful-- so you can make an informed choice when you go the polls in 2008.
Information from UpClose March 4, 2007
We talked to two veterans of the Iraq war about the treatment of wounded soldiers and wounded ABC anchor Bob Woodruff shared his story of recovery helping to put the spotlight on the huge number of injured soldiers.
To find out more on resource and service for veterans:
Also, ABCnews.com has more information on how you can help wounded veterans.
Information from UpClose February 25, 2007
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Information from UpClose on February 11, 2007
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