This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(DC: Jacqueline Adams) United States offensive against Nicaragua's Sandinistas on eve of Secretary of State George Shultz's departure for meeting with Central American leaders reported; scenes shown. [President REAGAN - hopes for new Contra aid package] [Senators David BOREN, Robert DOLE - talk about support for Contra aid.] Complaints from Costa Rica and Guatemala about United States role in Nicaragua reported [On "Face the Nation", SHULTZ - says communique was written by Central American mins., not by US.] [Johns Hopkins Univ. Wayne SMITH - says Sandinistas are ready to resume talks, but Contras won't go.] Admin.'s efforts to get Contra aid package through Congress reiterated.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Collapse of talks between striking television and film writers and producers reported Report introduced.
(Hollywood, California: David Browning) Impact of writers' strike on Hollywood featured; details given, scenes shown from pawn shop. [Pawn shop owner Pat MURTAGH - describes fine items pawned.] Layoffs by movie studios noted. [Commissary chef Jim CACCIATORE - explains laying off crew.] Impact of strike on fall television schedule reported; details given of networks plans. [NBC entertainment president Brandon TARTIKOFF - says Canadian or foreign prods. could be used.] [Writers Guild of American spokesperson Cheryl RHODEN - says writers will compromise, but not cave in. ] [Producers'Alliance spokesperson Nicholas COUNTER - says writers want more than is available.] Scenes shown of picketing of theater showing Disney studio film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".
(Studio: Susan Spencer) No campaign by Governor Michael Dukakis or Vice President George Bush this wkend. reported [On "Meet the Press", Senator Nancy Landon KASSEBAUM - says she does not wish to be considered for vice president slot on Republican ticket.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Status of ex-Congress Barbara Jordan on day after hospitalization reported
(Studio: Susan Spencer) King Hussein of Jordan reported severing ties with Palestinians in West Bank. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Speech by Hussein renouncing sovereignty over West Bank featured; details given of Hussein's putting of future of Palestinians on shoulders of PLO, scenes shown. Israel reported jailing Faisal Husseini, Palestinian with ties to PLO, for six mos. [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of State George SHULTZ - says Jordan has to be involved in peace between Israel and neighbors.] Hussein's recent actions with regard to Palestinians reviewed. [Palestinian journalist Hanna SENIORA - says it is a good will gesture.] Hussein's possible intentions detailed. Murder of Hussein's grandfather by Palestinians recalled.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Resumption of countdown for space shuttle Discovery tests after solving of minor problems noted; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Hailstorm in Minnesota reported Continue of drought in parts of United States reported; map shown. Report introduced.
(NYC: David Culhane) Impt. of weather forecasting during drought featured; scenes shown from drought-stricken farmland. [Chicago, Illinois, grain broker Jerry ZUSELLE - says his private forecaster's predictions were uncannily accurate.] Rel. of business and weather predictions detailed. [On phone, forecaster Earl "Foggy" FINKEL - talks to client about weather.] Groups relying of weather forecasting listed. [Pvt. forecaster John MURRAY - explains reliance of chocolate makers on forecasting.] [Pvt. forecaster Peter LEAVITT - talks about winds in baseball parks.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Return by residents of Altoona, Iowa, who were evacuated after yesterday's freight train collision, reported; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Bombing at headquarters of French magazine "Globe" in Paris, France, reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Upcoming visit by Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci to USSR to see top secret air and naval bases reported
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Gambling featured; consideration by voters in Detroit, Michigan, whether to allow casinos noted. History of gambling in Atlantic City, New Jersey, reviewed; historical film shown; scenes shown of legal gambling there. Impact of gambling on living conds. in Atlantic City noted; scenes shown from slums. [Casino Association of New Jersey president Tom CARVER - talks about expectations.] Boom for city's suburban middle class detailed. ["Hostage of Fortune" author Michael POLLACK - says therehas been suburban, but not urban, renewal.] [Suburbanite and casino employment Eileen BRANSFIELD - describes lifestyle.] [Resorts International president Steve NORTON - says city's downtown is like that of any other city.] Report introduced.
(Tampa, Florida: Christine Negroni) Lottery featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - hopes to win someday.] [Econ. Charles CLODFELTER - explains mkting. methods of lotteries.] Success of lottery for state of Florida reported [Florida lottery secretary Rebecca PAUL - says it has been wildly successful.] Public relations problems of lotteries in some states detailed; scenes shown from California TV ad [California schools superintendent Bill HONIG - says there has been a reduction in state budget for schools.] Finding that the poor are playing the lottery in big way noted. [Sociologist Roy KAPLAN - says lottery is "dance of mutual delusion" for players and the states.] Scenes shown of lottery players and winners.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Addictive nature of gambling noted. Report introduced.
(NYC: Gary Reaves) Gambling in financial mkts. of New York City and Chicago, Illinois, featured; details given of compulsive gamblers, scenes shown from market [New Jersey Council on Compulsive Gambling spokesperson Arnie WEXLER - says stock market is biggest roulette wheel.] [Stockbroker "BILL" - explains addiction to gambling.] Comparison of financial gambling to drug addiction to cocaine detailed. [Taylor Manor Hospital Dr. Joseph CIARROCCHI - explains the "rush" and "excitement" of fin. gambling.] [Stock broker "JOHNNY" - says he could bet his life away with telephone call.] Refusal of stock market firms to discuss with CBS problem of compulsive investing noted. [WEXLER - discusses market gambling last October]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Declaration by New Jersey of August as "Compulsive Gambling Awareness Mo." reported
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Induction of Willie Stargell into baseball Hall of Fame reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Victoria Corderi) Tapping of new, young market by swim wear makers reported; scenes shown of designer bathing suits for kids. [WOMAN - says industry has no where to go but up.] Success of "monokini" noted. [WOMAN - discusses mentality of mothers and kids.] [MOTHER - says she wants kids to look their best.] [WOMAN - says it's out of control.]