CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 04, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Richard Threlkeld) Governor Bill Clinton's latest campaign strategy featured; excerpt show of him playing saxophone on "The Arsenio Hall Show". [CLINTON - talks about beginning new era.] [Political consultant Clinton REILLY - comments on Clinton's image.] [On "The Arsenio Hall Show", CLINTON - tells why he got into the race.] ["Designing Women" executive producer Linda BLOODWORTH-THOMASON - gives Clinton campaign advice.] Excerpt of "Designing Women" shown. Clinton's appearance on "Larry King Live" tonight mentioned.
(Studio: Connie Chung) White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater's statement about undeclared presidential candidate Ross Perot quoted.
(Pentagon: David Martin) Suggestion that Perot had an ulterior motive for embarking on his Vietnam war prisoners of war mission featured; December 28, 1969, scenes shown of Perot's visit to Vientiane, Laos; details given of his mission there; historical footage of POWs shown. [Former POW James STOCKDALE - talks about Perot's effect on POWs' morale.] Photo shown of Perot with then President Richard Nixon. [POW/MIA (missing in action) author H. Bruce FRANKLIN - talks about how Nixon administration helped Perot.] Perot's 1987 trip to Hanoi recalled. [On C-SPAN, Vietnamese foreign ministry LE Van Bang - says Perot looked into Vietnam economic situation.] 1990 letter from Vietnam appointing Perot as its agent in arranging for American companies to be based in Vietnam detailed; Perot's testimony later this month before a Senate committee investigating MIAs reported.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Patrick Buchanan's surgery tomorrow to replace a defective heart valve reported. Number of votes Clinton, President Bush and the new Elvis Presley stamp have received cited; stamp shown.