This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Death of singer Frank Sinatra reported; photos and video shown with singing in the background. [Around the country and the world, many FANS, President CLINTON - react to Frank's passing.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The career of Sinatra, the public legend, reviewed; photos, performance and film scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The acting career of the late Frank Sinatra reviewed; many film clips shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Jakarta: Mark Litke) The devastation in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, featured; scenes shown from Jakarta of ethnic Chinese and Americans trying to get out of the country. [AMERICAN - comments.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Efforts by President Clinton at the summit meeting of the industrialized nations to activate sanctions against India for testing nuclear weapons reported.
(Islamabad: Jim Laurie) The dilemma for Pakistan over whether to conduct their own nuclear tests in response to those of India and the threat of sanctions examined. [Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz SHARIF - comments.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) A lessening of violence in the Middle East reported; scenes shown from Jerusalem of stone-throwing by Palestinians.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) New York Times story on the connection between China and the Democratic Party and campaign fund raising introduced.
(Washington: Linda Douglass) Evidence of the link between the Democrats and the Chinese government outlined; details given of the claim by Democratic fund raiser Johnny Chung that money from the Chinese army was given to him by Liu Chao-ying, an executive with an aerospace company, to get access to US government officials.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The surgery for young Daniel Canal, who was featured in earlier stories this week on organ transplants, reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The recall of the new Volkswagen Beetle to fix a wiring problem reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The haze over Texas from forest fires in Mexico shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report from Wally Berg, who is planning a climb of Mt, Everest, presented. [BERG - talks about the coming climb.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) A farewell to Frank Sinatra presented; scenes and photos shown with "My Way" in the background.