This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Salt Lake City, UT: Terry Drinkwater) Marion, UT, polygamist Addam Swapp's siege reviewed. Police reported approaching compound and being fired upon. [UT safety commissioner John NIELSEN - describes injuries.] Ofr. mentioned dying later. Swapp shown being airlifted to hospital; details given. Police quoted. [Cult matriarch Vickie SINGER - says children were hurt by compound seizure.] Singer's daughters, Swapp's wives, shown being taken into custody. Swapp and Singer noted being charged with recent Mormon church building bombing. 1979 shooting of John Singer recalled; scenes shown. [UT governor Norman BANGERTER - defends law enforcement officials' actions.] Photo shown of slain ofr. Fred House. Swapp noted facing many federal and state charges. Children mentioned being placed in foster homes.
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States reported increase pressure on Panamanian leader Manuel Antonio Noriega to resign. Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Convicted drug smuggler Steven Kalish reported testifying to Senate committee that he paid millions to Noriega in exchange for laundering illegal drug profits. [KALISH - explains bribing Noriega.] Evidence shown and discussed. Denise Kalish shown and mentioned. [KALISH - comments on Noriega.] United States officials quoted. Kalish mentioned testifying before federal grand jury. Panama's former consulate general in New York City Jose Blandon noted testifying regarding knowledge of Noriega's drug dealings. Noriega indictment reported being expected. [Senator Sam NUNN - comments on Noriega.] Congress noted cutting aid to Panama. White House officials quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(San Jose, Costa Rica: Juan Vasquez) San Jose, Costa Rica, peace talks between Contras and Sandinistas featured. [Contra negotiator Commander TONO - comments on peace prospects.] Contras reported proposing cease-fire in exchange for creation of provisional government [Vice foreign minister Victor Hugo TINOCO - rejects offer.] Senator Contra aid vote noted being important to both Contras and Sandinistas. [Representative Les ASPIN - describes aid to Contras.] Nicaraguan president Dan. Ortega Saavedra shown meeting with Spain's prime minister Ortega's meeting with Pope John Paul II mentioned. Vast differences between Contras and Sandinistas noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Second anniversary of space shuttle Challenger disaster featured. Commander Richard Scobee's widow shown decorating memorial in Arlington National Cemetery. Explosion reviewed. CBS-"New York Times" poll results given regarding shuttle program. Report introduced.
(Johnson Space Center, Texas: Bruce Hall) Empls. of Johnson Space Center shown remembering Challenger accident. Future shuttle launches discussed. [Chief astronaut Dan BRANDENSTEIN - comments on future launches.] Safety tests mentioned. [Former astronaut Harrison SCHMITT - comments on risks.] Space program workers quoted. [Federal of American Scientists spokesperson John PIKE - criticizes Reagan administration's lack of concern.] NASA's tape of space station illus. shown. Houston, Texas's, Space Inds. spokesperson quoted regarding space station Space commercialization discussed. [Planetary scientist Wendell MENDELL - comments on exploration.] Pressure noted being on NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to launch shuttle so Challenger tragedy will be transcended.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli army reported claiming calm returning to occupied territories of Israel; details given, scenes shown. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reported urging President Reagan to aid in peace process. Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Plante) Reagan's statement to Mubarak quoted. [REAGAN - condemns violence in Gaza Strip, Israel.] Mubarak's proposals listed. White House officials quoted regarding Mubarak's argument for Jordan-Israeli talks. [MUBARAK - tells Congress leaders peace must be facilitated.] [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - says settlement can't be imposed.] [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Fouad AJAMI - comments on situation.] Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders White House officials quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) South African black teenager reported found murdered after being questioned by officials for CBS interview on apartheid. South African government officials quoted. Report introduced.
(South Africa: Harold Dow) Sicelo Godfrey Dhlomo shown during CBS interview called "The Children of Apartheid". Dhlomo and friends mentioned hiding from security police. [During interview DHLOMO - says running because of college activities.] Dhlomo quoted regarding arrest after protesting against apartheid. [DHLOMO - says life in danger.] Dhlomo's body noted found near parents' home in Soweto, South Africa. South African Council of Churches shown meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. [Council of Churches Rev. Frank CHIKANE - comments on situation.] South African minister of law &order shown claiming Dhlomo killed because he planned to retract stmts. made in CBS interview. CBS spokesperson noted denying assertions. Dhlomo's funeral shown. [DHLOMO - says can't sleep.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Canadian supreme court reported ruling in favor of abortion; details given. Legal experts quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator reported voting to approve Civil Rights Bill amendment regarding performance of abortions and federal funding; details given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Spy Klaus Fuchs' death in E. Berlin, East Germany, announced. American and British espionage charges against Fuchs for passing info. to USSR recalled.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Seabrook, New Hampshire, nuclear power plant owner, Public Service Company, reported filing for bankruptcy; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Presidential candidate Bruce Babbitt reported campaign again after father's death. Babbitt noted following candidate Gary Hart in polls. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Eric Engberg) Babbitt's tax views featured. [BABBITT - comments on raising taxes.] Babbitt quoted. [BABBITT - says other cands. not confronting reality.] Babbitt's ads. discussed; scenes shown. [Babbitt's Iowa chairperson Tom MILLER - comments on honesty strategy.] Babbitt's organization and poll standings outlined. [Babbitt AIDE - calls voters.] Babbitt noted being media favorite. ["Ottumwa Courier" editor Mary SHARP - comments on pols.] Babbitt noted improving image. [WOMAN - says worried about Babbitt initially.] Babbitt's campaign troubles listed. [Babbitt chairperson Wapello Cnty., Iowa, Bill APPEL - comments on voter worries.] Babbitt's television ads. featured; scenes shown. Babbitt's views compared to Walter Mondale.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Labor Department's imported goods figs. announced. Weaker dollar noted blamed for goods' increase Commerce Department's personal income and personal spending figs. illustration Savings rate given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Dwight Eisenhower's introduction of fitness program in 1956 recalled. Report introduced.
(DC: Susan Spencer) Teacher Kathleen Kern's health class featured in Long Island, New York; details given, scenes shown. [KERN - comments on movement and teaching.] [STUDENT - comments on class.] Youth fitness study results given. [Study author Kate O'SHEA - describes physical condition of American children.] Exercise and television discussed. Physical education experts' tactics detailed. [Teacher Sandy BLAZER - says children will die unless fit.] [Kennedy elementary school spokesperson Claire PETRAY - comments on heart disease in children.] Cerritos, California's, action mentioned after finding high cholesterol levels among children. Baltimore, Maryland's, YMCA program for children featured. [STUDENT - cites exercise's benefits.]