This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Two Democrats reported accusing Vice President George Bush of injecting racism into campaign against Governor Michael Dukakis by use of repeated referral to Willie Horton case reported Report introduced.
(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Mtg. between Dukakis and black political leaders in effort to get out black vote reported; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - comments on mtg.] [Jesse JACKSON - campaigns. for Democrat family.] Bush ads. about Horton case noted. [JACKSON - comments on racial issues in campaign] [On "This Wk.", Senator Lloyd BENTSEN, on "Face the Nation", Kitty DUKAKIS - criticize Bush campaign tactics.] Democrat campaign strategy reviewed.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Cokie Roberts) Fight for control of Senate in elections featured. [On "This Wk., "Senator Robert DOLE - hopes voters vote for Republican ticket.] [Senators Rudy BOSCHWITZ, John KERRY - discuss "coattail" effect in Senate races.] Senator races outlined on screen;advertisement for Connecticut Senator Lowell Weicker, who is running against Joe Lieberman, shown. [In New Jersey, Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - debates opponent Pete Dawkins.] television ads. from Mississippi campaign between Senator Trent Lott and Wayne Dowdy and from Florida campaign between Representatives Buddy MacKay and Representative Connie Mack shown. ABC News poll on projected Senator races outlined on screen.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Endorsement of president cands. Governor Michael Dukakis and Vice President George Bush by "Atlanta Journal/Constitution" and "New York Daily News" respectively reported; Senator Dan Quayle mentioned.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Islamic Jihad reported listing demands for release of American hostages in Lebanon, Terry Anderson and Thomas Sutherland; details given. Report introduced
(Rome, Italy: David Ensor) Italian authorities reported stopping woman, Aline Ibrahim Rizkallah, who was carrying pictures of three Americans held hostage in Lebanon; photograph shown. Hostages Anderson, Sutherland and Alann Steen mentioned. Woman reported carrying telephone number of Swiss-Italian Aldo Anghessa, who was recently involved in Middle E. arms deal; photograph shown. Anghessa's link to DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) explained.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Mtg. of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported; details given, scenes shown from Iraq. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Debate between two major party cands. in Israel's election reported; scenes shown from Israeli TV. Stmt. from Jordan's King Hussein on "Nightline" in which he expressed support for Israeli foreign min. Shimon Peres in election and said election of Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir would be disaster recalled; responses of Shamir and Peres detailed. Mtg. of Arafat and Hussein at wkend. summit shown. [Likud candidate for Knesset Tzahi HANEGBI - doubts debate will change anyone's mind.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmts. by Philippines President Corazon Aquino about ex- dictator Ferdinand Marcos quoted. Report introduced.
(Olongapo, Philippines: Mark Litke) "Souvenir babies," children resulting from relationship between Filipino women and American servicemen featured; details given of extent of these children accord to Pearl Buck Fndn., which aids Amerasians; scenes shown. [Mother Alvina RUELA - says three American fathers left her.] [Ex-Olongapo mayor Amelia GORDON - says United States military should respond to resulting social problems.] [Navy public affairs ofr. Lieutenant Commander J.D. VAN SICKLE - says we can't follow men on liberty.] [Amerasian "RICHARD" - hopes father will someday acknowledge him as son.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Pro football games between Cincinnati Bengals-Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints-Los Angeles Raiders reported; scenes shown From CBS and NBC Sports. Hockey player Guy Lafleur reported coming out of retirement; scenes shown from NHL games. [LAFLEUR - explains return.] Lafleur's career with Montreal Canadiens recalled. [New York Rangers player Marcel DIONNE - talks about new teammate Lafleur.] [Rangers coach Michel BERGERSON - discusses Lafleur's abilities.] [Rangers Player Brian LEETCH, LAFLEUR - discuss comeback.] Game scenes shown. [LAFLEUR -comments.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Efforts to save two remaining California gray whales trapped in ice off Alaska coast reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.
(Barrow, AK: Gary Shepard) Media invasion of Barrow featured; details given, scenes shown. [Hotel manager Ron HEWITT - discusses international media calls.] [Barrow resident Wendell HEWES - talks about reporters' bundling up for weather.] [Barrow resident Ralph DAVIS - discusses transportation rates.] Town's response to journalists explained. Impact of weather on reporters noted. [University of Alaska Kris WILSON - says he's also doing story about media covering story.] ["Fairbanks News-Miner" reporter Charles MASON - jokes.]