This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Eric Engberg) Senator Robert Dole reported announcing he will not drop out of race after Illinois primary. [DOLE - says he'll go all the way to WI.] Dole television campaign from site of Lincoln-Douglas debate reported; scenes shown from television campaign troubled by technical difficulties. [Dole campaign manager William BROCK - comments.] Dole's arrival at Republican dinner as Vice President George Bush was leaving shown. [DOLE - explains campaign approach.] Possible political embarrassment to high officials, include Bush, as Iran/Contra affair investigation opens again soon cited.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Victory for Jesse Jackson in South Carolina caucuses reported Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Bruce Morton) Democrat campaign in Illinois reported; scenes shown of Jackson at his own church. [JACKSON - announces win in SC.] Jackson's coalition for the disadvantaged noted. [JACKSON - says let's keep hope alive.] Governor Michael Dukakis TV ad shown. [DUKAKIS - opposes brokered conv.] Response of Senator Paul Simon to Dukakis campaign noted. [SIMON - says he can pull together Democrat coalition.] Jackson reported having current hot hand in Democrat race.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Denial by Attorney General Edwin Meese of allegations in "Washington Post" story that Meese was more involved in Iraqi oil pipeline deal than he has admitted reported; issue of Meese's briefing of then-prime minister Shimon Peres noted.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Protests in Beverly Hills, California, and Washington, DC about Israeli government policy in the occupied territories reported; scenes shown of pro- Palestinian protesters near White House Report introduced.
(W. Bank: Anthony Mason) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's position on Secretary of State George Shultz peace plan reported; scenes shown of pro-government demonstration in Israel. [SHAMIR - says there is need for concessions if you want to live in peace with neighbors.] Position of Abba Eban, former ambassador to United States, on issue noted. Support of Shultz plan by Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres noted. [Lawyer Eliaqim HAEZNI - says Israel's government is split.] [Pol. analyst Hirsh GOODMAN - discusses the political battle.] Resignation of hundreds of Palestinian policemen noted; scenes shown of fire-bombed Israeli bus in Ramallah and other unrest.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) USSR 's detention of ethnic activists heading for Moscow convention reported; scenes shown of Armenians at funeral services for victims of last month's ethnic riots.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Soweto, South Africa: Martha Teichner) Banning of political rally and churchmen's organization in South Africa reported; earlier banning of anti-apartheid groups noted. [In Capetown church, Archbishop Desmond TUTU - says freedom is coming.] [Anti-apartheid activist Reverend Allan BOESAK - says fight for justice is the Christian message.] Scenes shown of security forces at churches and of church services. Tightening of restrictions in South Africa reiterated.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Avalanche reported hitting resort hotels in Saint Anton, Austria; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Impt. of issue of keeping American number 1 as United States appears to be losing on the trade front to foreign competition featured. [Charles HANSEN - says something is wrong when you go to McDonald's and older man takes your order.] Poll reported showing Americans' concern with being number 1. [Roosevelt Center William GALLSTON - says people feel we need to put American first.] [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - says people are ready for serious discussion from president cands.] Forms issue has taken on '88 campaign trail detailed. [Pat ROBERTSON, Governor Michael DUKAKIS, Jesse JACKSON - campaign about United States and its future.] campaign. efforts of Vice President George Bush and Senator Paul Simon mentioned. Senator Albert Gore reported switching campaign message from foreign policy to domestic matters. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - talks about US' economy destiny.] Poll reported suggesting Americans feel need to get own nation in order. [GALLSTON - says even blue collar Democrats oppose bashing foreign competitors.] Link of issue of making United States number 1 and president cands. reiterated. [HANSEN - says American needs president who will look out for American people.] Issue of promise of jobs for Americans introd.
(NYC: Lynn Brown) Job front in Normal, Illinois, due to foreign investment featured; scenes shown of Diamond-Star Motors Corporation plant. [RESIDENTS - say plant will bring in jobs.] [Pol. economy Pat CHOATE - says plant jobs will be low-wage assembly jobs.] Magnet effect of plant, such as one in Normal, on bringing in other industry and other jobs detailed. [Illinois trade official Paul O'CONNOR - discusses spin-offs.] Closing of Volkswagen plant in Westmoreland Cnty., Pennsylvania, featured; impact on American workers noted. [WORKERS - comment.] Spinoffs noted not happening in Pennsylvania county [Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce spokesperson John SKIAVO - discusses myth of new industry] Competition for industry noted. [Kennedy School of Govt. Robert REICH -discusses problem of competitive bidding wars.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Impact of falling dollar reported creating new market for American goods overseas. Report introduced.
(Oak View, California: David Dow) Exporting of American wines from California's Napa Valley featured; scenes shown. [California vintner Robert MONDAVI - explains new market] Falling dollar noted making wine cheaper to buy. [Norwegian wine monopoly spokesperson Thor Richard TEIEN - says wine is cheaper.] [US Wine Institution president John DeLUCA - says dollar's fall has provided opportunity.] Sale of California wine to Japan reported [Toyota United States of America vice president Robert BEST - discusses exports to Japan.] [USC spokesperson Richard DROBNICK - discusses impact on changing market on French wines.] [DeLUCA - discusses foreign market] Foothold for American wine overseas noted. [Wente Brothers Wines spokesperson Carolyn WENTE - discusses demand.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) States' favorite sons Abraham Lincoln, Harry Truman, Davy Crockett mentioned. Report introduced.
(Salinas, California: Terry Drinkwater) Rediscovery of author John Steinbeck by town of Salinas, California, featured; scenes shown from movie "Grapes of Wrath". [Salinas library director John GROSS - says Steinbeck portrayed life as he saw it.] Restoration of Steinbeck's birthplace noted; scenes shown of several bldgs. now named for Steinbeck. [MAYOR - says time heals wounds.] Plans to renovate downtown and name it after Steinbeck detailed; scenes shown. [Attorney Harry NOLAN - says he's not Steinbeck fan.] Monterey, California, reported also claiming Steinbeck as its own; scenes shown. [Artist-author Bruce ARISS - says Steinbeck was wary of reception in hometown.] Steinbeck's "East of Eden" quoted.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Pronunciation of Salina, Kansas, and Salinas, California, given.