This program is 21 minutes long
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Iran's threats against United States hostages in Lebanon, Joseph Cicippio and Edward Tracy, if United States were to attack any more of its targets in Persian Gulf reported Report introduced.
(Persian Gulf: Jacqueline Adams) Situation in Persian Gulf between Iran and United States reviewed; scenes shown of aircraft carrier Forrestal set to sail for Gulf. Broadening by President Reagan of rules of engagement for United States Navy in Gulf detailed; scenes shown. [Senator John WARNER - says Navy should have flexibility allowing it to aid ship under attack.] [Senator John GLENN - says we should be able to escort whatever ships we want.] Pentagon reported ready to send Coast Guard vessels to Gulf. [Defense Secretary Frank CARLUCCI - discusses role of smaller ships.] [Joint chiefs of staff chairperson Admiral William CROWE - says these Coast Guard ships are not being used against drug trafficking.] Rel. of Reagan's policies and public opinion examined.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders reported urging Yasir Arafat's return to Syria as part of effort to unify action against Israel in wake of assassination of Arafat's deputy, Abu Jihad; scenes shown of Arafat arriving in Damascus.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Secretary of State George Shultz reported flying to Brussels, Belgium, to brief NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) on his talks with USSR officials. Report introduced.
(Tbilisi, Georgia, USSR : Wyatt Andrews) Sightseeing tour of USSR for Shultz featured; scenes shown of Greek Orthodox service in Georgia and of KGB presence there. [On sts. of Tbilisi, WOMAN - (thru translator) says Georgia has tradition of religion belief.] Scenes shown of ethnic folk dance. Nature of Shultz's style of diplomacy reviewed.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Quest for blue-collar vote in Pennsylvania reported Report introduced.
(Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bruce Morton) Governor Michael Dukakis' train ride thru W. Pennsylvania featured; scenes shown. [DUKAKIS - discusses economy problems in area.] Vagueness of Dukakis' stmts. during debates in Pennsylvania noted. [DUKAKIS, Jesse JACKSON - talk about business mergers and education costs.] [During campaign stop, DUKAKIS - talks about budget-making process.] Nature of Dukakis' current campaign detailed.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) First round of France's election of president reported Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) Standings of leading cands. for president of France, President Francois Mitterrand and Premier Jacques Chirac, reported; scenes shown. Strong showing of right-wing candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen reported making him power broker for final round of election [Pol. writer Franz- Olivier GIESBERT - describes Le Pen's style and pols.] Le Pen's ability to make demands on other cands. discussed. [Journalist Jean LESIEUR - says asking for Le Pen's support will be like making pact with devil.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Airlines ban on smoking reported going into effect today; impact of changing attitudes toward smoking on tobacco industry featured. [In class to give up smoking, smoker Helen DeVOTO - says has to do it for herself.] [Stop smoking instructor Louise TUCHMAN - says smokers don't realize they will have to stop.] Review of health studies of smoking given; scenes shown. [In 1986, Surgeon General C. Everett KOOP - says involuntary smoking is cause of disease.] [Action on Smoking and Health spokesperson John BANZHAF - says smokers realize they are harming other people.] Feeling that smoking is not "cool" any more detailed. [WOMAN - says smoking is not a turn-on.] Scenes shown from "Now Voyager" of Bette Davis smoking. [TUCHMAN - says Humphrey Bogart died from smoking.] Journalist Edward R. Murrow's penchant for cigarettes noted; scenes shown. [DeVOTO - comments.] television ads. for cigarettes shown. Restrictions of smoking in public areas reviewed. [Smokers' Rights Alliance Dave BRENTON - discusses image of smokers.] [Voice of DeVOTO - says she will stop smoking.] Diversification of tobacco companies detailed; Liggett Group, Incorporated, Philip Morris Companies, Incorporated, R. J. Reynolds Industries, Incorporated, named. Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Tobacco farmers in Maryland and North Carolina featured; details given, scenes shown from tobacco auction. [Tobacco farmer Billy ADDISON - expresses farmers' frustration.] Drop in tobacco prices noted. [ADDISON - says tobacco warehses. will be replaced by real estate development in this area of MD.] Tobacco noted North Carolina's most profitable crop; scenes shown. [Farmer John VOLLMER - discusses problems in attempting to diversify crops.] [Wife Betty and John VOLLMER - talk about export market for tobacco.] For. mkts. mentioned. [Tobacco Growers Association T. Carlton BLALOCK - discusses growing rate of exports.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(London, England: Tom Fenton) Growth of smoking in developing ntns. featured; scenes shown of smokers in Panama, China, PR, and Japan. [British anti-smoking lobby spokesperson David SIMPSON - predicts tobacco epidemic in China.] Beginnings of restrictions on smoking in Japan cited; television ads. in Japan shown. [WHO consultant Dr. Gregory CONNOLLY - says cigarette pkgs. sold overseas do not have health warning labels.] Changes in smoking habits in Norway, Great Britain, France reported; scenes shown. Tobacco companies reported not concerned with health hazards for smokers in their new mkts.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) WHO statistics on deaths attributed to smoking noted.