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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Johnson and Johnson, manufacturer of Extra-Strength Tylenol, said warning consumers not to ingest product in capsule form after discovery of more bottles contaminated with cyanide; last week's death of New York woman after using cyanide-laced Tylenol recalled. Lot numbers of currently discovered batches listed on screen.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Item recapped at end of broadcast
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interior Secretary Don. Hodel recalled firing Lee Iacocca as chairperson of committee overseeing restoration of Statue of Liberty.
(Detroit, Michigan: Chris Bury) Iacocca's reaction to being fired by Henry Ford recalled. [IACOCCA - attacks Hodel's decision, quotes Interior Secretary] Hodel's ostensible reason for firing Iacocca recalled. [IACOCCA - considers restoration work a labor of love for immigrant parents; lists questions he'd like Hodel to answer.] [HODEL - defs. termination.] Pols. underlying issue and White House denial that Iacocca's possible candidate for democrat pres. nomination was involved noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News-"Washington Post" poll on Democrat contenders for president nomination outlined on screen; standings of Gary Hart, Mario Cuomo and Lee Iacocca discussed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida: Lynn Sherr) NASA's decision to proceed with citizens-in-space aspect of shuttle program despite recent Challenger tragedy said illustrated by acting administration William Graham's announcement of Barbara Morgan as first teacher in space. Morgan recalled training along with Christa McAuliffe last year [Yesterday, MORGAN - wants to fly on shuttle.] [Teacher finalist Judith GARCIA -has confidence in NASA.] Announcement's timing said apparently aimed at diverting public attention from agency's safety procedures following revelations of NASA's handling of solid rocket booster seal problems; details reviewed, outlined on screen. Status of president commission's continued investigation into Challenger explosion discussed; scenes shown. Chairperson William Rogers mentioned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Johannesburg: Jim Hickey) Apparent condition of jailed dissident Nelson Mandela reported indicated by his appearance during hospital visit; details given, videotape shown. His last public appearance in 1960s reviewed. [Winnie MANDELA - idens. hospital; protests (on phone) to government about moving husband without her permission.] Possibility of Mandela's release from prison considered; President P.W. Botha recalled suggesting Mandela's release may be linked to this week's E.-W. spy swap in Berlin. Govt. said claiming Anatoly Shcharansky's release is insufficient grounds for freeing Mandela.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Philippines' Marcos-controlled parliament said beginning tabulation of last week's election; government's claim that Ferdinand Marcos has won and independent tabulation of citizens' organization claiming that Corazon Aquino is winner noted.
(Manila, Philippines: Jim Laurie) Funeral Mass for Aquino aide Evelio Javier featured; scenes shown. [MARCOS - claims he deplores election violence.] [Governor Enrique ZALDIVAR - notes Javier was well-loved by people.] [January 30, JAVIER - expects to be murdered.] Circumstances of his death reviewed. [Friend Vic AZURIN - claims assemblyman Arturo Pacificador was Javier's only enemy.] [PEOPLE - claim Pacificador objected to Javier's campaign work for Aquino.] [PACIFICADOR - claims innocence.] [AQUINO - expects further such sacrifices.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Criticism of Reagan administration's annual human rights report as biased toward friendly govts. outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) "Los Angeles Times" correction to President Reagan's claims of success with workfare program when he was California governor noted.
(San Diego, California: Richard Threlkeld) California's current approach to workfare examined. [Job Search instructor Jamie JONES - cites need to make classes mandatory.] [Participant Rene RIVERA - is encouraged.] [JONES - comments.] [Heritage Fndn. spokesperson South Anna KONDRATAS, California state representative Art AGNOS - debate issue.] Details of workfare program designed by Agnos outlined, discussed. [Sylvester PRICE - praises his experience with workfare.] [Toni KOTHE - agrees.] ABC News-"Washington Post" poll on public attitude toward workfare outlined on screen. [Manpower Democrat Research spokesperson Judith GUERON, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities spokesperson Robert GREENSTEIN - comment.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Japan reported continuing its vol. auto export quotas to US; details given. Stk. Mkt. Report
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ryan White's legal battle to force IN officials into allowing his return to public classroom despite having contracted acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) recalled; state health official reported calling for boy's return to school today. Details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Eastern chairperson Frank Borman's pledge of cooperation with authorities in investigation of Eastern employees accused of smuggling cocaine from Colombia aboard planes noted; background to case reviewed, scenes shown. [BORMAN - cites company's effort to help police.] Current status of investigation outlined. [BORMAN - notes drug dogs used in Colombia for security were all poisoned.]