This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(White House: Sam Donaldson) The search for a diplomatic solution to the war in Yugoslavia featured; details given of President Clinton's meeting with Russian special envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin, the conditions for a bombing halt and a letter brought by Jesse Jackson from Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. [CLINTON - says under the right circumstances NATO would pause in the bombing.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The reunion of the three captured American soldiers with their families reported; scenes shown.
(Pentagon: John McWethy) The air strikes against Yugoslavia's power grid in Belgrade using special secret bombs that cause electrical transformers to short circuit featured. [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) spokesman Jamie SHEA - says computers shut down without electricity.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) military spokesman Major General Walter JERTZ - says NATO's actions are named against the Serbian people.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) NATO's hits on civilian targets reviewed; scenes shown of damages.
(Belgrade: Ron Claiborne) The reaction of ordinary Serbs to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) attacks on oil refineries and power plants examined; scenes shown from Belgrade of people lined up for food. [Two SERBS - criticize the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) bombing.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The arrest in Littleton, Colorado, of Mark Manes for providing the handgun for shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold reported.
(Littleton, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The return to class of students from Columbine High School at nearby Chatfield High featured; scenes shown. [Columbine student Jennifer CHRISTIANSEN, Chatfield student Brad LAURVICK - react to going back to school.] [Jefferson County schools Rick KAUFMAN - talks about working with friends of the gunmen.] [Deputy district attorney Mark PAUTLER - talks about Manes and the gun.] The refusal of the Harris' parents to talk to the police without receiving immunity from prosecution noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Stock Market Report. The course of the Dow average to 10,000 to 11,000 noted.
(New York: Betsy Stark) The reasons for the market's continued rise outlined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Spending on Internet advertising and the use of electronic ink by J.C. Penney cited.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The discovery on Mt. Everest of the body of English mountain climber George Mallory, who disappeared 75 years ago, reported; historical film shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the "information overload," which results from the gap between the volume of information and making sense of it, examined. [Institution for the Future Paul SAFFO - talks about information, technologies and reinventing ourselves.]
(New York: Ned Potter) The data flood on the job examined. [Pitney Bowes, Incorporated, vice president Meredith FISCHER - says people don't have enough time on the job.] [Dreyfus Fund manager Timothy GHRISKEY, pain specialist Dr. Howard ADELGLASS, Librarian of Congress James BILLINGTON - comment on information, selection, access and knowledge.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The vanishing of recorded history noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Struggling to overcome terror introduced.
(Oklahoma City: Aaron Brown) The suicides, suicide attempts and depression by people involved in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, bombing four years ago examined; examples cited; scenes shown from the memorial fence. [Oklahoma City police sergeant Jim RAMSEY, school principal Bill POWELL - talk about friends who committed suicide.] [Project Heartland Gwen ALLEN - say people still need help four years later.] [Police chaplin Jack POE - says that event is our defining moment.]