This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Intro. to live broadcast from Eureka, California, given. Report introduced.
(S. Bend, IN: Brit Hume) campaign. by Vice President George Bush in Midwest featured; scenes shown from Notre Dame Univ. [BUSH - praises President Reagan and coach Lou Holtz; campaigns.; discusses how he would handle meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev.] Bush TV ad shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Sam Donaldson) campaign. by Governor Michael Dukakis in Midwest featured; scenes shown from Milwaukee, WI. [DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Dukakis' references to "Miami Herald" story about stmts. about deal with Haiti made by Bush fundraiser Fred Bush detailed. [DUKAKIS - says White House should not be meal ticket for former campaign aides.] [In interview with CNN's Bernard Shaw, DUKAKIS - answers question posed during second debate about response to possible rape of wife.] Dukakis' campaign strategy for last week of campaign mentioned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Impt. of environmental issue to campaign '88 noted; details given, scenes shown of backlog of environmental problems in American [In 1973, President Richard NIXON - predicts increase in environmental problems.] [Governor Michael DUKAKIS, Vice President George BUSH - campaign on environmental] Complexity of environmental issue in north California featured; scenes shown. [Fisherman Richard YOUNG - comments on cands.' responses on environmental] [On oil platform, WORKERS - says we have to go on developing American oil.] Conflict of environmental and employment in Eureka explained. [In school, STUDENTS - talk about conflict between fishing and oil inds.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Jeff Greenfield) Impt. of television to California pols. featured; details given, scenes shown from various political campaigns. [Pol. consultant Joe CERRELL - says three most important things in state-wide election are TV, television and TV.] [Pol. media advisor George GORTON - talks about outmoded nature of personal pols.] Senator Pete Wilson's approach to reelec. campaign against opponent Leo McCarthy examined; television ads. shown. [McCarthy campaign director Darry SRAGOW - explains television ads.] [Voter Debbie RALPH - laments fact that cands. no longer meet voters.] [CERRELL - says soon it will all be done in TV studios.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Role of West in campaign '88 reported; electoral map shown. Standings of Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis in West states given.
(New York City: Barry Serafin) Linking of Israeli election and policy towards Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories noted. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Israeli exit polls reported predicting Labor and Likud parties will divide Knesset seats; details given of problems facing Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir in forming coalition government [Likud member Benjamin NETANYAHU - says Likud is in better position to form government] [WOMAN - says this is my home, not the Arabs' home.] Differing plans from Shamir and Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres on Palestinian policy noted. [WOMAN - comments.] Likelihood of Israel's turn to right reiterated.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Incident of election violence in which terrorist firebombed car in E. Jerusalem reported; scenes shown. Israeli jets reported raiding Palestinian positions in south Lebanon in retaliation for firebombing of bus in Israel over wkend.; scenes shown.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) State Department reaction to sending of weaponry by USSR to Afghanistan reported
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(NYC: Dennis Troute) Govt. investigation of fraud in Pentagon featured; details given of planned indictments. [Attorney Henry HUDSON - says case will be complex.] Prosecution strategy outlined on screen; defendants Melvyn Paisley and William Galvin mentioned.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Representative Barbara Boxer reported calling for General Accounting Office investigation of overchgs. in development of Bradley fighting vehicle for Army; ABC broadcast in which former workers for FMC Corporation claimed they were asked to artificially inflate prices recalled.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Conflict of environmental versus employment as exemplified by redwood forest of north California featured; profile of community physician Dr. Jack Irvine used to examine issue; scenes shown. [While talking with reporter in redwood forest, IRVINE - says compromises are necessary in evaluating people's jobs and future of environmental and community.]