This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) "Los Angeles Times" Democrat poll results illustration Cand. Gary Hart reported falling behind other cands. Richard Gephardt noted new front-runner. Accusations regarding Hart's campaign funding reviewed. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Eric Engberg) Gary Hart reported condemning "Miami Herald"'s coverage of events. [HART - comments on press.] Hart aide Dennis Walto noted reassigned to Denver, Colorado, headquarters California producer Stuart Karl mentioned. Walto quoted. Karl employment quoted regarding Walto's lack of work for Karl. [HART - comments on situation.] [Ex-Karl aide Rama White MIDDEL - comments on Karl's using Walto for campaign funding purposes.] Hart noted being damaged in Iowa; details given. [Iowa Democratic party spokesperson Phil ROEDER - says Hart will be hurt by accusations.] [Hart Iowa aide Tom HANSON - says is optimistic.] Pollsters quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Richard Gephardt's campaign discussed. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bruce Morton) [GEPHARDT - comments on status quo.] Gephardt's anti-establishment rhetoric featured; scenes shown. Gephardt's career within establishment discussed. [Cand. Paul SIMON - criticizes Gephardt.] Gephardt's opinion reversals illustration Critics quoted. [GEPHARDT - comments on change.] [Pol. analyst Norman ORNSTEIN - comments on Gephardt's strategy.] Gephardt's political skills noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) "Los Angeles Times" Republican poll results given. Vice President George Bush noted trailing Robert Dole. Bush's involvement in Iran/Contra scandal reported still being pursued. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bob Schieffer) Vice President George Bush's assertions regarding involvement in Iran/Contra scandal reviewed. Chief council for Iran/Contra committee Arthur Liman quoted regarding Bush's confidential discussions with President Reagan. [LIMAN - says Bush created issue.] Bush aide quoted. [BUSH - dismisses Liman's stmts.] [Representative Lee HAMILTON - says Bush needs to tell all.] [Presidential candidate Jack KEMP - urges Bush to give details of involvement.] [DOLE - comments on situation.] Bush's dilemma discussed. Liman quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather; Des Moines, Iowa: Bruce Morton, Bob Schieffer) Iowa caucuses discussed. Andy Warhol maxim quoted pertaining to Bush's situation.
(Studio: Dan Rather) George McGovern reported possibly announcing candidate for pres. McGovern noted denying he will run.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced. (London, England: Allen Pizzey) Syrian troops reported moving into Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut, Lebanon, after Shiite Moslems lifted siege; details given of siege, scenes shown. [Dr. Chris GIANNOU - describes diseases from which Palestinian refugees suffer.] Shatila refugee camp featured; scenes shown. [Voice of GIANNOU - praises Palestinians.] Syrian troops shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States Navy's test of Trident II missile reported failing; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Thule, Greenland nuclear accident reviewed. Report introduced.
(Copenhagen, Denmark: Tom Fenton) B-52 Bomber Hobo-28's accident over Thule, Greenland, in 1968 reviewed. [Pilot Captain John HAUUG - comments on bombs.] Radioactivity reported sprayed over icecap. Danish-US cleanup effort discussed; scenes shown. [Ex-base worker Erik ERLANDSEN - tells of ill health.] [Ex-base worker Paul DAM - shows recurring facial scars.] [Ex- base worker Heinrich WESTBORG - says friends dying.] Dr. Hugh Zacharia reported treating Danish patients with unexplainable skin disease. All patients with disease noted being ex-base workers in Thule, Greenland. Some Danes noted cleaning up radioactive debris without observing proper precautions. Danish government noted beginning study of workers still living. Some workers noted filing suit against United States government for radiation poisoning. US workers mentioned being given most hazardous jobs.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Contra leaders reported meeting with mediator Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo in Costa Rica. Sandinista delegation reported making surprise appearance, offering to begin cease-fire talks immediately. Contra leaders quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR 's "Pravda" reported announcing millions to be unempl. due to general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev's "perestroika" policy. "Pravda" article quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States Surgeon General C. Everett Koop reported announcing preventable accidents leading cause of death for United States children. Koop quoted. Report introduced.
(Crestview, Florida: Peter Van Sant) Tiffany Baptiste shown before death; details given. [WOMAN - describes scene.] Death toll given. Lucy J. Anderson reported being arrested for aggravated child abuse while operating illegal day care in Crestview, Florida. [Ex-empl. Lisa WILLIS - tells of Anderson giving spoiled milk to babies.] Unregulated child care operations in United States discussed. [Children's Defense Fndn. Helen BLANK - comments on deaths in unlicensed child care ctrs.] Michael &Deborah Brooks shown watching video of baby Eric Brooks weeks prior to beating death in Omaha, Nebraska, unlicensed day care. [Deborah BROOKS - comment on baby's skull fracture.] Unlicensed day care crisis illustration New York City health care investigation featured; details given, scenes shown. [BLANK - comments on day care crisis.] [WILLIS - tells of Anderson's crimes.] [Baptiste's FATHER - says will never recover from daughter's death.] [BROOKS - discuss child's death.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Fort Lauderdale, Florida, judge reported sentencing Theresa Jackson to jail for forcing teenaged daughter Tina Mancini to work as nude dancer. Mancini reported later committing suicide; scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Americans' quest for wrinkle removers featured. "Journal of American Med. Association" reported announcing acne medical Retin-A Cream reduces wrinkles. [Boston Univ. Med. School Dr. Barbara GILCHREST - comments on Retin-A.] [Michigan Univ. Dr. John VOORHEES - comments on Retin-A.] Retin-A's manufacturer's photos shown. [Ex-policeman Clarence SIEGEL - comments on treatment.] Retin-A's effects discussed. [GILCHREST - comments on Retin- A.] Retin-A noted having FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval.