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Terrorism / Europhobia #310144

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced

(NYC: Anthony Mason) Impact of increase concern over terrorism in Europe on American business, sports and tourist inds., dubbed "Europhobia," examined; United States Junior Tennis League player Al Parker cited as example [PARKER - supports league's decision to cancel European tour.] [Pan Am operator Claude DUMPSON - describes airline's loss of business due to terrorism.] TWA's similar situation outlined on screen. [Analyst Helane BECKER - cite economy implications for airline.] [Access America, Incorporated spokesperson Beth GODLIN - explains terrorist clause in reservation plans offered by travel agents now.]

(Rome, Italy: Mark Phillips) Leonard Bernstein's decision to proceed with European tour examined. [BERNSTEIN - explains.] Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg, Walter Matthau, Burt Reynolds and Robert DeNiro noted among stars not attending Cannes this year; scenes from "Rocky IV" shown courtesy MGM/UA. [Italian tourism official Angelo BETTOJA - feels such Europhobia is irrational.] Related statistics outlined on screen, discussed. [Dr. Martin SILVERSTEIN - describes irrational extremes.] False alarm in Scandinavia cited as example; scenes shown.

Mason, Anthony;
Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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