CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 08, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Tokyo: Randall Pinkston) President Bush's collapse at a Japanese state dinner during his visit to Japan featured; scenes shown; details given. [White House spokesman Marlin FITZWATER - comments on Bush's illness.] Scenes shown of Bush and Barbara Bush standing during the playing of the national anthem, and of him playing tennis as she watched. [Barbara BUSH - makes joke about Bush's illness and tennis playing.] Bush's previous hospitalization for an irregular heartbeat mentioned. [Before collapse, BUSH - talks about his health.] ......
(Studio: Dan Rather) Upcoming pause [5:33:30-5:33:50] to allow stations to join CBS news special report.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Special report of live briefing by Fitzwater introduced. [FITZWATER - jokes about Bush's relationship with Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa; talks about Bush's condition and prognosis; his telephone calls to his family, Vice President Dan Quayle, and White House Chief of Staff Samuel Skinner; his schedule of activities; Bush's appraisal of the trip; says Secretary of Commerce Robert Mosbacher will replace Bush on trip to Kodak factory; mentions illness among press corps on the trip.]
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