This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Daily summary of the war given. Report introduced.
(Saudi Arabia: Bill Redeker) Allied air campaign featured. [Royal Air Force Vice Marshal W.J. WRATTEN - shows film of bombing of Iraqi bridge on Euphrates River.] [United States Marine Corps General Robert JOHNSTON - says the Republican Guard is digging in. ] Problems facing allies as ground war nears reviewed. [United States Marine Corps Colonel John ADMIRE - comments.] [United States Marine Corps Major George CUTCHALL - tells Marines about land mines.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush reported presenting his overall budget to Congress; details given of his defense budget.
(Pentagon: Bob Zelnick) Impact of the gulf war on defense budget requests examined. [Secretary of Defense Dick CHENEY - says F-117 Stealth plane has performed well.] Planned military cutbacks reviewed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from United States military on status of Iraqi air force noted. Report introduced.
(Cairo: Karen Burnes) Reports that Iraq has placed planes and missiles in strategic sites across the Sudan featured; map shown of regions in which these weapons may be hidden. [Shaded relief OFFICIAL - comments.] [Former commander in chief of Sudanese army General Fahti Ahmed ALI - speculates upon stationing of weaponry.] [Shaded Sudanese GENERAL - cites route of missiles transported to Sudan.] Likely targets in Saudi Arabia and Egypt noted; details given of statement from Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak that he will respond if attacked.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani said willing to open talks with United States and Iraq. Report introduced.
(Tehran: John McKenzie) Iran's role as fighting in the gulf continues featured; scenes shown from streets of Tehran, Iran. [RAFSANJANI - says Iran will not get involved; comments on Iraqi planes in Iran; says there will be no security if American forces remain in the region.] [Two IRANIANS - comment.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Gunmen reported attacking bus carrying American servicemen in Jidda, Saudi Arabia; scenes shown from Norfolk, Virginia, where bombs were found attached to methanol storage tanks.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Figures in President Bush's proposed budget outlined on screen.
(Washington: Rebecca Chase) Housing budget and new administration initiatives examined. [U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack KEMP - talks about housing for low income Americans.] [Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Robert GREENSTEIN - comments on housing assistance.] Administration's plans to transfer federal programs to the states noted. Overall cuts for programs designed to help low income families reiterated.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: George Strait) Health budget examined; details given of planned expansion of WIC program and prenatal care by cutting other programs such as Medicare. [Health and Human Services Secretary Louis SULLIVAN - talks about reallocations.] [Johns Hopkins University Dr. Robert HEYSSEL - talks about cutbacks and quality of care.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Stephen Aug) Announcement by General Motors Corporation of layoffs and stock dividend cuts examined; details given of tenets of plan to help General Motors Corporation make it through the recession.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Decision by baseball's Hall of Fame directors to exclude players on baseball's ineligible list, which includes only Pete Rose, reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Beginning of trial of Nelson Mandela's wife Winnie on charges of kidnapping and assaulting four South African teenagers reported; scenes shown from Johannesburg.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Scenes shown from anti-American protest in Rabat, Morocco. Report introduced.
(Amman: Bill Blakemore) View of America in the Arab nations examined; scenes shown from Jordan, where long-term feelings about US are undergoing change. [Senator and former cabinet minister Leila SHARAF - says this war is regional subjugation.] [Amman barber, George SALAAM - (thru translator) says United States is only concerned with its economic interest.] [Jordanian anchorwoman Cathy KAKEESH - criticizes President Bush's "new order."] [Jordanian exporters leader Samir DARWAZEY - says US is backing the rich Arabs.] [Young JORDANIAN, history professor Adnan BKHAYET - criticize US.] Arab view that Americans are promoting "might makes right," not democracy, explained.