This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Authorities reported discovering mass grave along Texas-Mexico border. One of the bodies noted that of Mark Kilroy, University of Texas pre- medical student who disappeared in Matamoros, Mexico, last month Police reported arresting drug smugglers who are known to participate in voodoo practices; more details noted forthcoming.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Prosecutor John Keker reported continue to cross-examine Oliver North for his role in Iran/Contra affair; details given, testimony quoted. Richard Secord, Representatives Mike Barnes, Lee Hamilton, Gerhard Gesell discussed. (Artist: Don Juhlin)
(Studio: Dan Rather) Cincinnati Reds' record thus far in baseball season noted. Report introduced.
(Houston, Texas: Frank Currier) Mgr. Pete Rose's gambling scandal examined. [ROSE - comments.] Sources noted claiming that Rose used friends Paul Janszen, Thomas Gioiosa and Ron Peters to place bets upon his own team. [ROSE - denies accusations.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Barbara Bush reported being treated for thyroid problems resulting from Graves' disease; details given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Alaska oil spill reported continue to spread. Reports introd.
(Valdez, AK: James Hattori) Exxon workers shown cleaning up oil along shorelines. [National Wildlife Federal president Jay HAIR - comments on impact of spill.] Storm reported spreading oil; scenes shown. [AK cleanup coordinator Jim HAYDEN - comments on winds.] [Biologist Cal LINDSEY - comments on growing number of dead birds and animals.] USSR oil skimmer reported arriving to help with cleanup.
(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Backlash against Exxon reported expected because of slow cleanup and higher gas prices. [PEOPLE - complain.] Radio talk show hosts noted encouraging protest against Exxon. [New York state assemblyman Maurice HINCHEY -says Exxon is insensitive.] [Exxon dealer Ken BRIDGES - comments.] [Coast Guard commander Paul YOST - comments on Exxon.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Smoke from brush fires in Everglades reported encircling Miami, Florida; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Discovery of mass grave in Matamoros, Mexico, recalled from earlier in broadcast Report introduced.
(Brownsville, Texas: Bob McNamara) Missing college student Mark Kilroy mentioned found in grave. [Texas attorney general Jim MATTOX - says others in grave may be Americans] Murders noted possibly work of satanic cult. [Cameron Cnty. sheriff George GAVITO - comments.] Forensics experts noted trying to determine identity of victims.
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush reported asserting that he will veto Senator's minimum wage bill; details given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Japanese Prime Min. Noboru Takeshita reported admitting he accepted million dollars from company that is embroiled in political corruption scandal; Takeshita quoted. Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: Bill Whitaker) Takeshita noted claiming that money was legitimate political contribution. [MAN, journalist Mitsuko SHIMOMURA - comment on scandal.] Scope of corruption scandal discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Econ. Gregory CLARK - explains Japanese view of pols.] Critics noted wanting Takeshita to resign.
(Studio: Dan Rather) USSR officials reported attempting to recover submarine that sunk in Norwegian Sea; details given, Sovs. quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) No. killed in clash between Soviet troops and protesters in Georgia, USSR , noted; USSR officials quoted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bruce Morton) Drug problem in Washington, DC examined. [Convicted drug dealer Calvin WOODLAND - comments on money.] [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson Doug. BESHAROV - comments.] Prison overcrowding in Washington, DC noted. [Criminal justice expert James FYFE - comments on decrease demand for drugs.] Difficulty in fighting war on drugs outlined. [Sociologist Lisbeth SCHORR - says children need to be taught about drugs.] Cost of soc. programs noted. [MAN, children Anwar McQUEEN and Ronald BROOKS, Baltimore, Maryland, mayor Kurt SCHMOKE - comment on drug problem.] Schmoke recalled urging that some drugs be legalized. [FYFE - comments on legalization.] [DC Youth Services Admin. Jesse WILLIAMS - comments.] [Convicted juvenile drug DEALER, SCHORR - discuss drug problem.] [Murdered drug dealer Cassius Keys' sister Toni KEYS - says help is needed.]