This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Productivity figures cited.
(New York: Bob Jamieson) The growth in worker productivity examined; details given of Cisco Systems' study on the growth of Internet jobs. [DLJ senior economist Kathleen STEPHANSEN - assesses the economic growth.] [Lehman Brothers senior economist Ethan HARRIS - assesses the Internet revolution.] How many traditional companies are now driving Internet growth detailed. [Honeywell vice president James GELLY - comments on growth.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warnings about the shortage of skilled computer- related workers in the United States noted.
(Washington: John Martin) The call from businesses for Congress to raise the quota of qualified foreign workers needed by the high-tech industry featured. [DoubleClick Melanie HUGHES, womenCONNECT.com president Susan DeFIFE - cite the need for talent.] [Before Congress, Microsoft's Bill GATES - suggests the work may have to be done outside the US.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The fine against Worldcom for telephone "slamming" and the opposition from Minnesota to the United-US Airways merger reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Rebels' seizure of more United Nations peacekeepers in Sierra Leone reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The impact of the weekend earthquake in Indonesia shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The 50th beheading in Saudi Arabia this year reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) New England Journal of Medicine's publication of a new diabetes study on its Web page reported.
(New York: John McKenzie) University of Alberta research on Type I diabetes treatment reviewed; details given of the islet cell transplant procedure. [Diabetes patient Bob TESKY - says he is now free from the tyranny of insulin.] [University of Alberta Dr. James SHAPIRO - says we have 100 percent success.] [Harvard Medical School Dr. David NATHAN - expresses hope about this "wonderful breakthrough."]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pentagon's review of criteria for awarding the bronze star to military personnel reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The 56th anniversary of World War II's D-Day landing at Normandy reported; scenes shown from the new museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The class action lawsuit against the tobacco industry in Miami noted.
(New York: Aaron Brown) Announcement by Philip Morris that its cigarette ads will be pulled from magazines examined. [Horizon Media, Incorporated, CEO/President William KOENIGSBERG - cites the amount of ad money spent by tobacco companies.] [Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Matthew MYERS - expresses skepticism over the move by Philip Morris.] The argument from Philip Morris that it is only targeting smoking adults and not kids noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The reaction of the Federal Aviation Administration to the government investigators' access to government buildings and airports reported; secret video shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Announcement by the government of Turkey that it will delay flooding a Roman ruin only for 10 days reported; mosaics shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports on women and power introduced.
(Boston: Betsy Stark) The issue of women in positions of power in business examined; statistics cited. [Women's Technology Cluster founder Catherine MUTHER, Internet entrepreneur Gina JOHNSON - say access to a network of relationships is needed.] [Animal Spirit owner Melissa WARREN - cites the help from the Center for Women in Enterprise in Boston.] [Center for Women in Enterprise Andrea SILBERT, Girls, Incorporated, Jamila PONTON - talk about starting businesses and educating girls as soon as possible.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Cairo: Gillian Findlay) Revolutionary changes in divorce laws for the women of Egypt featured. [Egyptian National Council of Women Mona ZULFIKAR - explains the resistance to women's rights.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The fact that Sweden is the only country where more than half the cabinet members are women noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Off the coast of England: Richard Gizbert) The British manmade island of Sealand, which has long been declared a sovereign state and is now being created as the world first computer data haven, featured; scenes shown of what was originally built as a platform for antiaircraft guns. [Havenco CEO Sean HASTINGS - says he was looking for the smallest government in the world so he can run his business.]