This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Kadhafi reported placing mil. on full alert in response to United States maneuvers off coast.
(DC: David Martin) United States air and naval exercises near, and possibly later within, Gulf of Sidra, and effect on tension with Libya examined; scenes shown. [Voice of KADHAFI - claims Libya is prepared for war against US; remarks transcribed on screen.] Past incident in which United States pilots downed Libyan jets recalled. [Former F-14 pilot Larry MUCZYNSKI - dismisses competence of Libyan pilots.] Status of Kadhafi's missile force described. Deputy secretary John Whitehead, contrary to Pentagon's earlier stmts., said claiming success in swaying European allies to back United States sanctions against Libya. [Earlier in week, deputy assistant defense secretary Noel KOCH - is fed up with others' hesitancy about Kadhafi.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Pasadena, California: David Dow) Voyager II's latest photograph of Uranus and its moons shown, discussed. [Scientist Edward STONE - announces spacecraft's current location.] [PEOPLE - praise event.] [STONE - notes importance of information on Uranus.] [Project scientist Bradford SMITH - cites questions about planet's moons.]
(NYC: Bob Simon) Background to Voyager project reviewed. United States and international events at the time of its launch recalled. [1977, Jimmy CARTER - expresses faith and confidence in Bert Lance.] Voyager mentioned scheduled to arrive at Neptune in 1999.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Joint repairs of European spacecraft Giotto, scheduled to monitor Halley's Comet, by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and European Space Agency reported; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher reported accepting resignation of trade secretary Leon Brittan, second such cabinet shuffle over issue of United States bailout for British helicopter firm; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Collision of oil tanker and freighter in North Sea detailed; scenes shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) International oil prices said stabilizing somewhat today; potential effect on consumers cited.
(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Martha Teichner) Impact of falling oil prices on econs. of some states explained, discussed. [Oil equipment dealer John CASSIDY - considers himself an oil field undertaker; explains.] [Econ. Alexander HOLMES - describes Oklahoma's dependence on minimum oil price.] Losses of oil producing states listed on screen. [Governor George NIGH - is frustrated by outside factors controlling his state's economy] [Energy consultant Ed VETTER - responds.] [NIGH - cites costs involved in reopening closed wells, refineries.] [MAN - describes town's death.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Durable goods for 1985 reported
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) South African dissident Winnie Mandela recalled prevented from receive Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Human Rights Award last year due to her government's banning of her; award said presented today in South Africa. Mandela's criticism of President Reagan's support of South African government quoted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Krugersdorp, South Africa: Allen Pizzey) Funeral for police officers killed in racial violence recently featured; pair said first white police killed in such incidents. Apparent circumstances of their deaths reviewed. Scenes shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Apparent effort to overthrow Ugandan government detailed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Weather mentioned threatening scheduled Sunday launch of space shuttle Challenger.
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida: Bruce Hall) First teacher in space Christa McAuliffe featured; scenes shown. Background to her selection for shuttle mission reviewed. [McAULIFFE - describes her excitement over trip, training.] [Steven McAULIFFE - would like to take space trip himself.] [Caroline McAULIFFE - comments on mother's trip.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of singer/actor Gordon MacRae reported; his career recalled. Scenes from "Oklahoma!" shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Representative Bobbi Fiedler and aide reported indicted today for alleged attempted bribery of opponent to drop out of primary; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) "The Vanishing Family: Crisis in Black America", special CBS report, noted airing tomorrow.
(No location given: Bill Moyers) Commentary concerns crisis in black American family; scenes from CBS special shown. [Unwed MOTHER - explains unimportance of father in the home.] Related statistics outlined on screen, discussed. ["CLORINDA" - discusses family's tradition of unwed motherhood.] ["DARREN" - doesn't consider marrying Clorinda.] [CLORINDA - notes Darren can't help himself, much less his child.] [Community center dir. Carolyn WALLACE - discusses impact of lack of family values being taught children; questions Martin Luther King, Junior's reaction to current destruction of black American family from within.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Odds favoring Chicago Bears in Sunday's Super Bowl noted.
(New Orleans, Louisiana: Frank Currier) Promotional hype surrounding Super Bowl featured; scenes shown. [FAN - warns "The Refrigerator."] ["Chicago Tribune" spokesperson Bernie LINCICOME - notes Bears' current reputation.] [Patriots FAN - responds.] [Resident Edel BLANKS - defs. exploiting event.] [PLAYERS, Coach Mike DITKA - respond to interview questions with same answer.] [REFRIGERETTES - perform.] Patriots music video shown.