This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from President Bush about the economy quoted.
(New York: John McKenzie) Implications of the Chamber of Commerce business confidence index for the economy examined. [Chamber of Commerce Lawrence HUNTER, restaurant owner Irwin SEITENBACH, stationery store owner Clarica SNIAD - comment on the overall economy.] ABC News/"Money" magazine poll findings on consumer confidence outlined on screen. [Atlanta consumer Amy GRAY - says she is afraid to buy.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Stephen Aug) All-purpose credit cards examined; GM's credit card plan outlined. [GM vice president J. Michael LOSH, Bankcard Holders of America Gerri DETWEILER - comment.] [Ram Research president Robert McKINLEY - says the big banks are the losers as industry gets into the credit card business.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from Tufts University Center of Hunger on the extent of hunger in America reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Update given on yesterday's attack on the United Nations in Sarajevo.
(Sarajevo: Tony Birtley) Problems for the United Nations in Sarajevo, which has been attacked by both sides, reviewed; scenes shown; recent downing of an Italian relief plane and failure of a scheduled prisoner exchange noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from the Pan American Health Organization that no cases of polio have been reported in the western hemisphere in the last year noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Visit by Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell to Homestead, Florida, to thank the military for its relief help for the victims of Hurricane Andrew shown.
(Homestead: Mark Potter) Role of the soldiers in helping the storm victims featured; scenes shown. [L/Cpls. Glenn HOEKSTRA, Paul VANIK, Joseph RUTLAND - comment on their jobs.] [Tent city resident Terry CIRINO, Corporal Nathaniel LEE - comment.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement made of how ABC News will present the campaign news for the next couple of months, with less attention given to staged appearances and with American Agenda segments covering the stances of President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton on issues.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton shown meeting with Jesse Jackson and black Baptist ministers in Atlanta while President Bush campaigned in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
(Washington, Missouri: Jim Wooten) Campaign focus on the Republicans' handling of the family values issues featured; details given; scenes shown from Washington, Missouri, where Republicans usually win. [Kathy OLDENBURG, Bush-Quayle coordinator Kay WUMACK, two WOMEN, MAN, Margaret LACKEY - say economy, not family values should be stressed.] The general feeling that the people are disappointed in Bush and unsure of Clinton stressed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Vice President Dan Quayle's recording of a promotional message for a television station that is broadcasting reruns of "Murphy Brown" reported. [QUAYLE - says "Murphy Brown" on KTLA Channel 5--not!] Deborah Arnesen reported winning the Democratic nomination for governor of New Hampshire despite saying taxes are needed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Another feature of the political coverage introduced.
(No location given: Peter Jennings) The views of the undecided voters in this campaign between President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton presented. [Banker Alyssa DANZIG, businesswomen Irene SIEGEL, Jan WILENSKI, college administrator Mary DAVISON, operations specialist Kevin JACKSON, security manager Ed HAYES, retiree John DONVAN, administrative manager Michael DAFLOS - talk about the candidates, the economy, special interest groups, the family values issue, the character issue.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Future talks with the undecided voters noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Baseball owners reported choosing Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig as a temporary replacement for baseball commissioner Fay Vincent, who resigned.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Defeat of Bobby Fischer by Boris Spassky in the chess match being played in Montenegro reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Dick Schaap) Controversy over the grunting noises made by tennis player Monica Seles examined; match scenes shown. [At Wimbledon, player Martina NAVRATILOVA - complains.] [SELES, sportswriter Bud COLLINS, Seles coach Nick BOLLETTIERI, tennis broadcaster Mary CARRILLO - offer views on the grunting issue.]