This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Many Palestinians reported killed in Israeli-occupied territories in wake of assassination of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Abu Jihad. Report introduced.
(Algiers, Algeria: Pierre Salinger) Assassination of Abu Jihad at his home in Tunis, Tunisia, by commando team reported; details given, scenes shown of house Profile of Abu Jihad, right-hand man of Yasir Arafat, given; scenes shown. Abu Jihad's role in recent hijacking of bus in Israel and in attack on Israeli athletes in Munich during 1972 Olympics Games recalled; scenes shown. PLO reported accusing Mossad, Israeli secret police, of organizing killing. Hijackers of Kuwaiti airplane reported blaming Israel and US. Possibility that assassination may have been carried out by PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) faction or by Abu Nidal noted.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Carnage in Israeli-occupied territories reported; scenes shown of confrontation in Nablus between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing Palestinians. Palestinians' response to Abu Jihad's assassination shown; scenes shown of confrontations in Ramallah and Gaza. [PALESTINIAN - says Israelis did it.] [Palestinian journalist Hanna SENIORA - suspects Israel.] [Israeli army spokesperson Ranaan GISSIN - says can't say who did it.]
(Studio: Barry Serafin) United States reported believing Iran planted mine in Persian Gulf that damaged United States ship; scenes shown of ship Samuel B. Roberts. Detonating of mines in Gulf by United States Navy reported
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Issuing of demands by hijackers of Kuwaiti airplane being held in Algeria reported Report introduced.
(Algiers, Algeria: Greg Dobbs) Announcement of demands from cockpit of plane by hijackers featured; details given, scenes shown. ["New York Times" journalist Youssef IBRAHIM - explains hijackers' demands for refueling of plane.] 1985 hijacking of Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) plane recalled; scenes shown; murder of US Navy diver Robert Stethem mentioned. No settlement seen on horizon.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Terrorist group Red Brigades reported claiming credit for assassination of Italian senate Roberto Ruffilli.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Mtg. of Sandinista and Contra representatives in Managua, Nicaragua, to attempt to turn cease-fire into permanent truce reported; scenes shown; details given.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Results of ABC News/"Washington Post" tracking poll on Democrat cands.'standing in New York prior to primary outlined on screen. Report introduced.
(NYC: Jim Wooten) Democrat cands. campaign in New York state featured; scenes shown of Senator Albert Gore campaign in snow in Buffalo. [GORE - discusses undecided vote.] Governor Michael Dukakis and Jesse Jackson shown campaign in Buffalo. [JACKSON - campaigns.] Cand. debate in Rochester reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Gore and New York City Mayor Ed Koch noted set to appear on tomorrow's "This Wk."
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Today's forecasting of snow in North reported Report introduced.
(DC: Bettina Gregory) Quality of United States weather warnings featured; details given, scenes shown of various storms. [National Weather Service spokesperson Dr. E.W. FRIDAY - discusses accuracy of weather forecasts.] Problems of having out- dated weather equipment detailed. [Representative James SCHEUER - comments on problem.] Problem of dispersing weather data described. Impact of administration's budget cutbacks on installation of new and improved computer system noted. [Meteorologist Leonard SNELLMAN - discusses problem.] [SCHEUER - says lobotomy has been performed on National Weather Service.] Snow scenes shown.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Charging of ex-boyfriend Leo Narvaiz with brutal deaths of Shannon Mann&family members in San Antonio, Texas, reported; scenes shown; Charles Manson mentioned.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Emergency landing of flaming commuter plane at Seattle-Tacoma, WA, airport reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Photo finish between Risen Star and Forty-Niner in Kentucky horse race reported; scenes shown. Franchise history of NHL team New Jersey Devils given.
(NYC: John McKenzie) New Jersey Devils hockey team's goalie Sean Burke featured; game film shown. [Coach Jim SCHOENFELD, teammates Mark JOHNSON, Doug SULLIMAN - discuss Burke's role on team.] Burke's help in getting team into play-offs noted. [BURKE - comments.] Game film shown. [BURKE - comments.] [SCHOENFELD -discusses Burke's mental attitude.] [BURKE - talks about pressure and satisfaction.]
(Studio: Ray Gandolf) Hockey play-offs previewed.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: Mark Litke) Fifth anniversary of Tokyo's Disneyland featured; details given of success of Disneyland here, scenes shown. [Disneyland, International, managing director Ronald POGUE - discusses Disneyland's appeal.] Disneyland as Japanese dream detailed.