This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Assassination of Swedish Prime Min. Olof Palme last night reported
(Stockholm, Sweden: Dean Reynolds) Apparent circumstances of Palme's murder reviewed; scenes shown. Holger Meins commandos said claiming credit. Probability deputy prime minister Ingvar Carlsson will succeed Palme mentioned.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Ousted Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos' explanation for leaving country outlined.
(Manila, Philippines: Judd Rose) Contd. discovery of booby traps at pres. palace left by fleeing Marcos forces examined; scenes shown. [General Fidel RAMOS - describes devices.] Further releases of political prisoners noted. [Released rebel leader Victor CORPUZ - sees no more reason to fight government now that Marcos is gone.] Contd. detention of communist leader Jose Maria Sison mentioned. [SISON - anticipates freedom soon.] [Returning exile Eugenio LOPEZ - praises change in government]
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) United States Customs' inventory of valuables brought into country by Marcos outlined.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced
(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) 27th communist party cong.'s continued anti- United States rhetoric, especially over President Reagan's Star Wars, featured; scenes shown. [Defense minister Sergei SOKOLOV - (thru translator) will counter space weapons.] Similar remarks yesterday of foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze recalled. Polish General Wojciech Jaruzelski's restrained rhetoric explained. [JARUZELSKI - (thru translator) questions motive behind continued United States attitude toward Poland.]
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) New York City Mayor Edward Koch's description of Gramm- Rudman bill's impact on country quoted.
(DC: Brit Hume) Insts. and programs immediately affected by first cuts under bill examined; scenes shown. [Representatives David OBEY, Mike LOWRY - attack Gramm-Rudman.] Extent of cuts today and bill's future discussed.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) No. applicants for General Elec. plant in Buffalo, New York, noted; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Former NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) administration James Fletcher said leading cand. for post in wake of Challenger disaster; recent resignation of NASA admin. James Beggs to fight criminal chgs. recalled.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(NYC: Ray Gandolf) Report introduced.
(NYC: Stone Phillips) Reaction to baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth's punishment of drug abusers examined; details of his plan reviewed. [Yesterday, UEBERROTH - cites strength of peer pressure.] 7 players identification by Ueberroth listed on screen. [Player Keith HERNANDEZ - criticizes commissioner's decision.] [Baseball players union spokesperson Don. FEHR - explains grievance against Ueberroth.] [HERNANDEZ - will refrain from decision until outcome of arbitration.] Reactions of others targeted for punishment outlined. [Doug DeCINCES, Al ROSEN - support Ueberroth's plan.] [FAN - agrees.] [UEBERROTH - defs. plan.]
(NYC: Ray Gandolf) College basketball games listed on screen, discussed. Snow Chief reported winning Florida Derby; details given, scenes shown. Sergei Bubka reported breaking pole-vault record in match against Billy Olson; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Anheuser-Busch brewery reported halting practice of free beer for employees on their breaks; details given.
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Boston, Massachusetts, celebration of Peace Corps' anniversary noted attended by first director Sargent Shriver.
(Miami, Florida: Jay Schadler) Peace Corps today examined, compared to agency's beginnings. [Trainer Kim NEUBAUER - notes older age of vols.] [Recruits Jack COLBURN, Jack PINEX - explain volunteering.] [1960, voice of John F. KENNEDY - challenges students to join Peace Corps.] [Philip POWER - recalls Kennedy's speech, its impact.] Agency's history reviewed. [SHRIVER - recalls Peace Corps' problems during the 1960s.] [Director Loret RUPPE - describes current need for business skills.] [President REAGAN - hopes more older Americans join.] [RUPPE - praises agency.] [Voice of KENNEDY - feels Peace Corps reflects best in Americans]
(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced
(NYC: Jeff Greenfield) TV's role in success of unknown performers through direct response marketing explained, discussed. Cable News Network's business with such ads noted. [USA Network spokesperson John SILVESTRI - explains success of technique.] [World Communications president Jay KHOLOS, Heartland Music president Ira PITTELMAN - agree.] Roger Whittaker's success with direct marketing advertising described. [Whittaker's former public relations spokesperson Richard GERSH - recalls client's success.] [PITTELMAN - comments.]