This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Cands. Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush discussed. Pat Robertson mentioned. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Bob Schieffer) Dole's Iowa caucuses win reported helping in New Hampshire. [DOLE - comments on leadership] Cand. Jack Kemp shown campaign [KEMP - comments on Bush's loss and Dole's win.] [Dole campaign spokesperson Tom RATH - says Bush will now emphasize ties with President Reagan.] Bush's television ad. shown. [Bush campaign spokesperson Lee ATWATER - says Bush will win.] Dole's television ad. shown. Dole noted focusing on day care issue. [DOLE - challenges opponents to speak on issues.] Bush mentioned flying back to New Hampshire to campaign Elizabeth Dole shown working in restaurant. [Elizabeth DOLE - asks who has large fries.] Republican leaders quoted regarding Dole upsetting Bush in New Hampshire.
(Studio: Dan Rather; New Hampshire: Bob Schieffer) Dole's chances of beating Bush in New Hampshire discussed. Impact of Bush loss in New Hampshire noted. Democrat cands. Richard Gephardt, Paul Simon and Michael Dukakis discussed. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Eric Engberg) Democrat cands. reported verbally attacking each other. [SIMON - criticizes Gephardt's changing views on nuclear power.] Simon shown standing before Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire. [SIMON - cites exs. of Gephardt's vacillations.] Gephardt's aides noted being prepared for attacks when candidate won Iowa. [GEPHARDT - says Simon listens to advrs. too much.] Simon and Gephardt noted realizing race tightening. [New Hampshire Democrat activist Jean SHAHEEN - comments on fight for second place.] Simon noted being candidate with most to lose. [Democrat consultant Robert BECKEL - comments on Simon's strategy.] Simon's negative advertising campaign against Gephardt discussed. [Simon's New Hampshire campaign manager Mike MARSHALL - says Simon telling voters truth and Gephardt isn't.] Dukakis shown campaign Gephardt mentioned gaining support from Iowa win.
(Studio: Dan Rather) San Francisco, California, federal appeals court reported ruling US Army's barring homosexuals from duty unconstitutional. Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) Perry Watkins reported challenging Army's authority to dismiss homosexuals. [WATKINS - comments on Army's argument.] Fed. court's ruling illustration [National Gay Task Force spokesperson Jeffrey LEVI - praises ruling.] No. gays serving in armed forces given. [Gay rights attorney Thomas STODDARD - says gays are entitled to enjoyment of rights.] Army's discharge record on basis of homosexuality noted. Ruling's impact discussed. Watkins' case outlined. Justice Department reported appealing to Supreme Court
(Studio: Dan Rather) Anti-Defamation League reported announcing violence against blacks and Jews escalating. Report quoted. Report introduced.
(Wappingers Falls, New York: Barry Petersen) Tawana Brawley featured. [Bill COSBY -condemns crime committed against Brawley.] Brawley reported being kidnapped and held by white males for days. [BRAWLEY - says one of captors was police ofr.] Brawley noted being found in plastic bag and showing signs of sexual assault. [Stepfather Ralph KING - says "KKK" and "Nigger" written on Brawley's stomach.] Anti-racism march shown. [WOMAN - dismisses incident as something that happens in South] New York Governor Mario Cuomo reported appointing prosecutor. Family noted claiming authorities attempting cover-up. [Frank McCAY - comments on situation.] Impact of Brawley incident on civil rights noted. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Benjamin HOOKS - comments on situation.] Cosby reported placing reward to help solve case.
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States envoy Richard Murphy reported presenting Israeli leaders with peace proposal. Israeli soldiers reported shooting Palestinians on West Bank, Israel. Death toll given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) State Department's human rights report noted criticizing USSR . State Department spokesperson quoted. Report noted claiming North Korea and Cuba are world's worst human rights violators. Israel's problems noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) White House officials quoted regarding Reagan administration's decision to uphold Congress order to close PLO's observer mission at UN. Attorney General Edwin Meese mentioned going against State Department recommendations in decision.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator's For. Relations Committee hearings regarding Reagan admin.'s ties to Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega discussed. Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, Fawn Hall, Admiral John Poindexter, and Vice President George Bush reported being mentioned during hearing. Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Ex-Noriega aide Jose Blandon reported denying Poindexter asked Noriega for assistance in invading Nicaragua. [BLANDON - (thru translator) says no mention was made of invading Nicaragua.] Blandon noted claiming North persuaded Noriega to allow Contra training in Panama. Blandon quoted. [Voice of Senator John KERRY - asks if was introduced to woman with North at meeting] [BLANDON - (thru translator) says woman introd. herself and left.] Senator staffers reported claiming Blandon said woman was Hall. Hall noted denying meeting North noted refusing comment. Blandon mentioned reaffirming Bush called Noriega hrs. before Grenada invasion to warn Fidel Castro of passing United States forces. [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - comments on Noriega's usefulness.] Bush noted denying call to Noriega. [Noriega's former pilot Floyd CARLTON - (thru translator) says nothing was done without Noriega's approval.] Noriega's attorney quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Austrian President Kurt Waldheim reported being pressured to resign due to national commission's report claiming was cognizant of Nazi war atrocities. Waldheim shown meeting with Jordan's King Hussein I in Vienna.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Mil. coup attempt reported in Bophuthatswana, South Africa; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Elec. violence reported in Bangladesh; details given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) "New England Journal of Med." reported announcing UCLA's study on health risks of smoking marijuana. Results discussed. Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Schakne) Glaucoma sufferer Robert Randall reported smoking marijuana under doctor's orders. [RANDALL - comments on smoking.] Few Americans noted smoking marijuana legally. [Mae NUTT - comments on getting marijuana for dying son Keith Nutt.] Marijuana noted making Nutt's last days less painful. Doctors reported claiming marijuana aids in treatment of cancer, glaucoma, and multiple sclerosis. Patients' families reported bringing lawsuits to legalize marijuana for medical use. DEA's regulations illustration [DEA spokesperson Charlotte MAPES - comments on need for further testing.] [Cancer specialist Dr. Ivan SILVERBERG - comments on issue.] Doctors noted arguing among themselves over medical benefits of marijuana. [NUTT - decries situation.] Pols. mentioned deciding issue rather than doctors
(Studio: Dan Rather) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) reported overturning state regulations regarding eye care industry Details given of deregulations.
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's new hearing aid discussed; details given. White House spokesperson quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Jury reported completing initial deliberations in trial of ex-White House aide Lyn Nofziger. One jury member noted being dismissed for sleeping during final arguments. Nofziger's charges recalled.
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States art theft discussed. Source quoted regarding crime. Report introduced
(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) Largest art heist in New York City history reported; details given, scenes shown. [New York City police det. Thomas MOSCARDINI - comments on crime.] Italian master painter Fra Angelico's work noted among stolen. [International Fndn. for Art Research spokesperson Elizabeth HAYT-ATKINS - says terrible when such precious art stolen.] Experts quoted regarding increase in art theft. IFAR's system of recording stolen works detailed; scenes shown. Los Angeles, California, police department noted keeping similar records. [Los Angeles police det. Bill MARTIN - comments on situation.] ["Art News" spokesperson Milton ESTEROW - says art theft is second to narcotics in illegal activity.] Disposal of stolen works discussed. Few dets. noted qualified to recover stolen art; recovery rate given.