This program is 26 minutes long
NOTE: TIME NUMERALS REPRESENT SECONDS INTO BROADCAST, NOT CLOCK TIME, SINCE TELECAST ORIGINATED IN WASHINGTON, DC
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Jim Stewart) Passage of budget by Senate and House featured; scenes shown from Capitol Hill. [Senator Jim SASSER, Representatives Dana ROHRABACHER, Leon PANETTA, White House Chief of Staff John SUNUNU - talk about budget package.] Elements of budget compromise outlined on screen.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Senate passage of clean air legislation reported. Report introduced.
(Honolulu: Wyatt Andrews) Statements from President Bush on the budget while he is campaigning for Republican candidates reported; scenes shown of Bush swimming. [BUSH - says he will sign legislation because it makes cuts in federal spending.] [While campaigning, BUSH - blames Congress.] Attendance of Bush at conference with Pacific island leaders to discuss incineration of United States chemical weapons on Johnston Island noted. Bush's political position on budget debate reviewed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Day on the campaign trail with President Bush featured; scenes shown of Republican candidates who were not happy he was there. [Representative Peter SMITH - says he has differences with president.] [Representative Robert C. Smith's wife Mary J. SMITH - says husband could not be available.] Letter from Republican campaign strategist Ed Rollins in which he urged Republicans to take issue with Bush quoted. [In past, BUSH - says "read my lips, no new taxes."] [Former White House adviser David GERGEN - says White House betrayed them on taxes; talks about "anti-incumbent" mood.] Tightening of election races of Senators Mark Hatfield, Paul Simon, Claiborne Pell, Jesse Helms noted. [Republican analyst Mark PHILLIPS - comments on policy of Republicans' disassociating themselves from White House.] [GERGEN - says Bush must regroup or see his presidency broken.] Findings of "Newsweek" poll on Bush's approval rating cited.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Nationwide anti-tax protests reported; scenes shown from Dallas. Report introduced.
(San Luis Obispo, California: David Dow) Anti-tax feeling in San Luis Obispo, California, examined; scenes shown of demonstration on Taxpayers' Action Day. [Protester Carol De la ROSA - comments.] [At "Sunshine Boys" bull session, Howard O'DANIELS, Glen FREEMAN - criticize Congress.] [In high school political science class, students Scott VAN GORDER, Heather LEWIS, Todd FERNANDES - grade the politicians.] Representative Leon Panetta mentioned.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Return to standard time noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Birthday for Terry Anderson, who is held hostage in Lebanon, reported.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Announcement by Israel that Palestinians will be allowed to cross into Israel after end of ban on travel from occupied territories, following wave of stabbing attacks on Israelis sparked by the Temple Mount slayings, reported.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Visit by President Mikhail Gorbachev to Spain shown; details given of his statements about peace initiatives in Persian Gulf crisis. Postponing of scheduled session in United Nations on further sanctions against Iraq at request of USSR reported.
(Baghdad: Martha Teichner) USSR peace initiative in Iraq featured; scenes shown of arrival of Soviet envoy Yevgeny Primakov to visit Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. [Iraqi foreign minister Tariq AZIZ - says time is short for diplomacy.] Gathering of Iraq's French guests for departure from Iraq shown. [FRENCHMAN - says it was a surprise.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Budapest: Tom Fenton) Demonstration by taxi drivers in Hungary against hike in gasoline prices featured; scenes shown of protest in Budapest, Hungary. [MAN - says people support the strike.] Government said apparently unable to deal with the crisis. [Opposition politician Gaspar TAMAS - comments on consequences.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of Elliott Roosevelt, son of Franklin D. Roosevelt, reported.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of band leader Xavier Cugat reported.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Death of CBS founder William Paley reported.
(No location given: Dan Rather) Paley's career reviewed; historical scenes shown of Paley's times and the people he hired, such as Edward R. Murrow, first for radio and later for TV. [PALEY - talks about the new medium of radio; describes reaction to young singer Frank Sinatra.] Early CBS television stars Jack Benny, George Burns and Gracie Allen, Ed Sullivan and others shown. [PALEY - says television is entertainment; talks about the business.] Author David Halberstam quoted about Paley.