This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The long battle to get rid of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic introduced.
(London: Bob Woodruff) The likelihood that Milosevic lost the Yugoslavian presidential election to Vojislav Kostunica featured; details given of US concerns about the province of Montenegro, which might try for independence. [YUGOSLAV - predicts Milosevic will stay in power.] [Royal Institute for International Affairs Jonathan EYALL - says Milosevic is head of state or dead!] [International Institute for Strategic Studies Dana ALLIN - comments.] [British foreign secretary Robin COOK - suggest Milosevic get out of the way for Serbia.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Kostunica's background outlined on screen.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) A drop in oil prices reported. Stock Market Report.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Saint Petersburg: Terry Moran) Presidential candidate Vice President Al Gore's campaigning in Florida on Medicare featured; details given of the specifics of plans offered by Gore and Governor George W. Bush. [GORE - speaks about Medicare over HMOs.] [September, Governor GEORGE W. BUSH - comments on Medicare.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Bush's views on education quoted.
(Beaverton, OR: Dean Reynolds) Bush's campaigning on education in the Northwest featured; details given of both candidates' education plans. [BUSH - says America is in an education recession.] Republican National Convention television ad on education shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Victories at the Olympic Games by 400 meter runners American Michael Johnson and Australian Cathy Freeman and by American pole vaulter Tracy Dragila reported; photos shown; details given of doping charges against American shot putter T.J. Hunter.
(New York: Ned Potter) The issue of drug charges against Romanian gymnast Andreea Raducan and her doctor for taking an over-the-counter cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine examined.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The flooding in India and Bangladesh reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Russian President Vladimir Putin's plans to restore a palace near Saint Petersburg as a second residence reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The death in Australia of two surfers from sharks reported.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at medicine introduced.
(Chicago: Lisa Stark) The issue of electronic defibrillator equipment at airports and on airplanes to combat heart attacks examined. [Passenger Jim RIVES - says the device gave him a second chance.] [Chicago HeartSave director Sherry CAFFREY - cites lives saved by defibrillators.] [American Airlines medical director Dr. David McKENAS, American Airlines flight attendant Armie SNARLEY - cite the need for defibrillators at airports and on planes.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statistics on cardiac arrest in the air cited.
(Phoenix: James Walker) The latest in telemedicine for use on airplanes examined; details given of how the system works. [Remote Diagnostic Technology Limited Graham MURPHY, MedLink medical director Dr. David STREITWIESER, Remote's Kate MURPHY - comment.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Virgin Airways said to be the first major airlines to carry the new system.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) The paragliding competition in the French Alps and the annual contest in Japan to make babies cry reported; scenes shown of jumpers in odd costumes and Japanese men teasing babies.