This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "Time" magazine excerpt from Don. Regan's book recounting impact of Nancy Reagan's reliance on astrology on President Reagan's scheduling reported Report introduced.
(DC: Jackie Judd) Regan's portrait of Nancy Reagan featured; details given of exs. of decisions made in accordance with astrological advice, scenes and photos shown. "Time" reported identification astrologer as Joan Quigley. Regan account of Nancy's efforts to get rid of dying CIA director William Casey because of his role in Iran/Contra scandal reported Regan's portrayals of President Reagan quoted. Refusal of both Reagans and Regan to be interviewed noted. Stmt. from White House about Regan book quoted.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Regan's book tour detailed. [Astrologer QUIGLEY - says she is serious political astrologer and never discusses clients; explains way she works by using Charles Lindbergh flight as example of timing by astrology; denies role in timing of signing of INF treaty and upcoming USSR -US summit; explains confidentiality.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "New York Times" reported quoting administration sources that Vice President George Bush knew about Panama strongman General Manuel Noriega's drug involvement years ago. Report introduced.
(DC: Carole Simpson) Stmts. from ex-amb. from United States to Panama Everett Briggs refuting "New York Times" story quoted; details given of Briggs' statement calling story untrue. Fear that Panamanian drug scandal, like Iran/Contra affair, will haunt Bush campaign noted. [On "Meet the Press", Senator Christopher DODD - says Bush should have known about Noriega.] [In North Carolina, Jesse JACKSON - says Bush is trapped in triangle between Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini, Noriega and Attorney General Edwin Meese.] References to Bush as the "velcro vice president" mentioned.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Defense of Attorney General Edwin Meese by Justice Department official William Bradford Reynolds reported
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) President Francois Mitterrand reported winning second term as president in French elecs. over rival, Premier Jacques Chirac, reported Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Pierre Salinger) Mitterrand's reelec. as president of France featured; details given, scenes shown. Concession statement by Chirac quoted. Stmts. by Mitterrand and Jean-Marie Le Pen on French pols. detailed. Chirac's role in bringing about release of three French hostages from Lebanon recalled. Pol. problem facing Mitterrand examined.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Philippines President Corazon Aquino reported stating that children of Ferdinand Marcos, but not Marcos himself, may return to Philippines for funeral of Marcos' mother. March in Manila by Marcos supporters noted.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Israeli court reported delaying deportation of Palestinian activist Mubarak Awad; details given of his alleged role in organizing Palestinian demonstrations.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Threat by Polish government to crack down against striking shipyard workers in Gdansk reported Report introduced.
(Gdansk, Poland: David Ensor) Status of strike here following negotiations between strikers and shipyard management reported; details given, scenes shown. [Solidarity leader Lech WALESA - (thru translator) says we may have to move forward with greater force.] [On "This Wk.", advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Lieutenant Colonel Wieslaw GORNICKI - comments on strikers' contradictory stmts.] Presence of riot police and anti-terrorist squads in Gdansk and of rally supporting shipyard strike outside Walesa's parish church shown.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Pope John Paul II reported speaking out in support of labor unions during his Latin American visit; scenes shown of Pope in Uruguay.
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Studio: Dick Schaap) NBA basketball play-off games reported; scenes shown from CBS Sports of Chicago Bulls-Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Bullets- Detroit Pistons games. Gary Koch reported winning golf tournament; scenes shown from NBC Sports. Golfer Myra Blackwelder featured; scenes shown. [BLACKWELDER - talks about being golfer and parent.] [Husband and caddy Worth BLACKWELDER - comments.] Scenes shown of parents and kids in motor home. Linking of golf circuit and day care program detailed. [Myra BLACKWELDER, Donna WHITE, Nancy LOPEZ - talk about lifestyle of golfer/mother.] [Myra and Worth BLACKWELDER - talk about playing and caddying together.]
(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Brian Rooney) Annual Bulwer-Lytton literary contest for worst opening line of imaginary novel featured; details given, scenes shown of judges reading entries. Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton mentioned. [English professor Scott RICE - talks about Bulwer-Lytton and the contest.] Winner Rachel Sheeley's lines quoted.