January 4, 1998 in Nation/World

Milestones

 

Ten years ago: Drinking water began to dry up about Pittsburgh due to a massive oil spill two days earlier that fouled the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Five years ago: President-elect Clinton spoke by telephone with Russian President Boris Yeltsin about the newly signed START II treaty; Clinton pledged to do all he could to get early ratification.

One year ago: President Clinton took credit for policies reducing teenage pregnancy and said he would work for even greater reductions.


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email