This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather ) For. trade deficit discussed. Stk. Mkt. Report Report introduced.
(Peoria, Illinois: Ray Brady) United States dollar reported rising; scenes shown from NYC stk. exchange. Trade deficit illustration [President REAGAN - praises economy] [British economy Robin HUBBARD - urges caution.] Caterpillar, Incorporated featured. [Caterpillar, Incorporated president Peter DONIS - tells how many new empls. he has hired.] [New employment Dan METROFF - thinks he'll stay with company until retirement.] United States companies noted selling more abroad. [DONIS - says United States industry more competitive.] Rust Belt's economy difficulties reviewed. [Newly rehired Tom LANFORD - says won't buy anything on credit.] [Loretta LANFORD - fears husband will be laid off again.] Trade figure's impact upon US companies noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Labor Department reported announcing 1987 wholesale prices. Federal Reserve Bd. reported announcing industry output figs.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) President Reagan's doctors reported declaring no evidence of cancer. Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Plante) President Reagan shown leaving Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland after medical examination for cancer and polyps. Dr.'s report quoted on screen. [Howard Univ. hospital Dr. LaSalle LEFFALL - says Reagan's report good sign.] Reagan's cancer history reviewed; scenes shown. Reagan's other medical tests listed. [LEFFALL - says important that Reagan monitor condition] Reagan's doctor quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Former White House staff chief Don. Regan reported supporting Vice President George Bush's version of Iran/Contra scandal involvement. Regan spokesperson quoted. Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Bob Schieffer) Michigan's Republican county convs. featured; scenes shown. Cands. Pat Robertson, Jack Kemp and Vice President George Bush mentioned. Bush aide Rich Bond&son Marvin Bush shown unable to enter building Bush reported winning more than half of vote. [BUSH - claims victory.] [ROBERTSON - says election stolen and fraudulent.] [KEMP - says results mixed.] Convs. shown in progress. [WOMAN - argues over delegates' credentials.] National and state Republican convs. mentioned. Bush noted doing well in Michigan.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Iowa forum announced. Forum mentioned being first appearance for reentered candidate Gary Hart. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bruce Morton) Scenes shown of Cand. Richard Gephardt's campaign headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. [Iowa Democrat chairperson Bonnie CAMPBELL - comments on Iowa forum.] Experts quoted regarding debates. [Cand. Paul SIMON - discusses debate strategy.] Simon's weaknesses noted. Senator Albert Gore mentioned. Cands. Jesse Jackson, Michael Dukakis and Gephardt shown preparing for debate. Hart mentioned being exciting element in debate. [CAMPBELL - comments on Hart.] Bruce Babbitt's campaign featured. [BABBITT - comments on immortality of deficit.] Cands.' messages and strategies discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Arizona House's special council reported announcing more charges against Governor Evan Mecham; details given. Mecham reported issuing written apology to Arizona citizens.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Supreme Court reported ruling dipl.'s son Terrence Karamba be returned to Zimbabwe. Karamba mentioned repeatedly beaten by United Nations dipl. father and placed in New York City foster home. Supreme Court and Reagan administration lawyers quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Israeli soldiers reported shooting Palestinian in Gaza Strip, Israel. Violence reported erupting in Jerusalem, Israel. Report introduced.
(E. Jerusalem, Israel: Bob Simon) Clashes shown between Israeli troops and Palestinians in E. Jerusalem. Police spokesperson quoted regarding unrest; details given, scenes shown. Mosque spokesperson quoted. No. injured given. [DR. - complains police uncooperative in aiding injured.] Gaza fighting and arrests shown and discussed. Gaza mentioned compared to Beirut, Lebanon. Jerusalem skirmish described as forty year war in microcosm.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) South Korean and United States officials reported discussing possible retaliation against North Korea's role in KAL flight bombing. Woman arrested for bombing, Kim Hyon Hui reported admitting to working for North Korean government in TV interview. Report introd.93
(Seoul, South Korea: Barry Petersen) Kim shown admitting to crime. Kim noted being North Korean agent and quoted. Kim's suicide attempt when arrested reviewed; scenes shown. South Korean government spokesperson quoted. Mission defined as effort to disrupt Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. North Korean leader reported responsible for mission. Rangoon, Burma, bombing reviewed; scenes shown. [Korean overseas information service PARK Shin Illinois - denies involvement.] Seoul's monthly air raid shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Report introduced
(Caia, Mozambique: Martha Teichner) Woman (named) shown starving with children in Caia, Mozambique. People shown being fed by soldiers; details given. Inumenga, Mozambique, noted experiencing similar food shortages. [Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere spokesperson David NEFF - compares Mozambique to Ethiopia.] CARE's efforts described. Children shown eating worms.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Saint Louis, Missouri, Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill reported telling NFL (National Football League) team moving to Phoenix, Arizona.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Martin Luther King, Junior, day mentioned. [Courtesy of WRC-TV DC, Jimmy "The Greek" SNYDER - comments on black athletes.] Snyder's comments noted being protested.
(Studio: Dan Rather ) Martin Luther King, Junior holiday announced. President Reagan quoted. National Urban League report's accusations against Reagan quoted. Reagan spokesperson noted denying report's assertions. Report introduced.
(NYC: Mike Wallace) King's death remembered. [KING - (in 1968) says wants to save cntry.] Impact of King's death featured. [Black activist H. Rap BROWN - comments on black revolution in 1968.] Violence between police and young blacks reviewed. Bobby Seale and Black Panthers discussed. [SEALE - comments on what he tried to accomplish.] National Urban League's report detailed. White racism discussed. [BROWN, now calling self Jamil Abdullah Alabama-AMIN - comments on fate of US.] Bill Cosby and Jesse Jackson mentioned. [Playwright Leroi JONES, now calling self Prof. Amiri BARAKA - wants liberation of Afro-Americans] Econ. opportunities for blacks discussed. [Syndicated columnist Carl ROWAN - comments on changes since 1968.] Franklin D. Roosevelt quoted. Black poverty statistics given.