This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of Republican cands. Senator Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush outlined on screen; withdrawal of Alexander Haig from race noted. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Carole Simpson) Appearance of Dole at press conf. with supporters Haig, television star Billy Moses and prominent Republican Don. Rumsfeld reported [Ex-defense secretary RUMSFELD - says Dole has fiber to deal with foreign policy.] [DOLE -says their support means great deal.] Impact of Haig endorsement of Dole on Bush noted. [BUSH - telephones; says won't raise taxes.] Bush shown campaign with baseball great Ted Williams.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of other Republican cands. outlined on screen. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Rebecca Chase) Pat Robertson's campaign in New Hampshire featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - says first saw Robertson on "700 Club".] [ROBERTSON - wants to see American's greatness restored; says doesn't want to be referred to as television evangelist.] Robertson's image discussed. [In interview with David Frost, ROBERTSON - talks about speaking in tongues.] Robertson's impatience with being questioned about relig. beliefs noted. [ROBERTSON - says faces religion bigotry as did John F. Kennedy in 1960.] Rel. of Robertson's religion beliefs and political campaign reiterated.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Appearance of Dole and Senator Albert Gore on "This Wk." announced.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on standings of Democrat front-runners outlined on screen. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Jim Wooten) Debate among Democrat cands. in New Hampshire featured. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - attacks Senator Paul Simon's campaign ads.] [Governor Michael DUKAKIS - asks Simon and Gephardt if they are getting along.] [GEPHARDT - attacks Simon's campaign ads.] Simon ads shown. [GEPHARDT - says Simon is getting testy.] [DUKAKIS - opposes backyard squabbling.] [GEPHARDT - apologizes to Senator Albert Gore on behalf of campaign manager Bill Carrick.]
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Major brain surgery reported performed on Senator Joseph Biden.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Mtg. of President Reagan and outgoing president of Mexico Miguel de la Madrid in Mazatlan, Mexico, reported
(Mazatlan, Mexico: Sheilah Kast) Sixth meeting of Reagan and de la Madrid reported; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - says we're paving way for new generation of leaders] Issue of drug trafficking from Mexico to US detailed. [REAGAN - agrees United States drug consumption has always been problem.] [De la MADRID - (thru translator) discusses ways of combatting drug problem.] De la Madrid's position on Contra rebels in Nicaragua noted. [REAGAN - attacks totalitarian societies like Cuba, USSR and Nicaragua.]287
(Mazatlan, Mexico: Al Dale) Presence of severe poverty in Mexico reported; details given, scenes shown. Impact of decline of peso on Mexican econ. noted. [Econ. Pablo RUIZ - says poverty creates social unrest.] Anti-government demonstrations shown; demands detailed. [Housing advocate "SUPER-BARRIO" - (thru translator) says Mexico needs millions of new homes.] New president Carlos Salinas de Gotari mentioned. Cross-border rel. of United States and Mexico noted.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Firing of warning flares by USS Chandler at Iraq warplane reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Calgary, Canada: Ray Gandolf) Opening of Winter Olympics here reported Report introduced.
(Calgary, Canada: Chris Bury) Opening ceremonies featured; details given, scenes shown of marchers from various ntns. [Canadian Governor General Jeanne SAUVE - declares beginning of games.] Final torch bearer Robyn Perry, of Canada, shown carrying Olympic torch.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Report introduced.
(Calgary, Canada: Dick Schaap) Specter of 1980 United States hockey team's haunting of 1988hockey team reported; details given, scenes shown of 1980 triumph. [US hockey team member Todd OKERLUND - recalls watching 1980 match.] [US hockey team member Scott FUSCO - explains expectations felt by 1984 team.] [US hockey team member Mike RICHTER - comments.] [ABC announcers Al MICHAELS, Ken DRYDEN - discuss chances of United States team.] Tonight's game announced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Time of US-Austria hockey game announced.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Concord, New Hampshire: Brit Hume) television movie, starring Michael Murphy, about '88 pres. election candidate featured; details given, scenes shown of campaign by Vice President George Bush, Governor Michael Dukakis, Senator Robert Dole, Representative Jack Kemp. Blending of fiction and reality in movie detailed. [As character "Jack Tanner," MURPHY and Pat ROBERTSON -greet each other.] [Director Robert ALTMAN - explains taking fictional character on campaign trail.] [As character "Jack Tanner," MURPHY and DOLE - greet each other.]