This program is 27 minutes long
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Central Committee reported approving President Mikhail Gorbachev's platform; details given; scenes shown. [DELEGATES, PEOPLE, plenum delegate Mikhail ULYANOV - (thru translator) comment on platform.] Platform's planks outlined on screen.
(Moscow: Dan Rather, Barry Petersen) Impact of approved Central Committee platform upon independence movement in Lithuania predicted; details given; scenes shown. [Lithuanian leader Algirdas BRAZAUSKAS - (thru translator) comments on Mikhail Gorbachev.] Gorbachev noted unable to persuade Lithuanians to give up their independence movement.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Explosion at USSR army base in Czechoslovakia reported; details given of Czechs' efforts to have Soviet troops withdrawn from their country; scenes shown of Secretary of State James Baker's arrival in USSR after visiting Czechoslovakia.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Varonky: Tom Fenton) Rural Russians' response to Central Committee's historic decisions examined; details given; scenes shown from Varonky, USSR . [VILLAGERS - (thru translator; some named) comment on Central Committee's reform program.]
(Moscow: Dan Rather) [Central Committee member Georgi ARBATOV - explains impact of Central Committee's approval of Mikhail Gorbachev's platform; comments on Boris Yeltsin, President Bush.]
(New York: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Lesley Stahl) President Bush reported continuing to campaign for his defense budget; details given of Bush's support of SDI/Star Wars program; scenes shown. [BUSH - praises USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev; comments on peace through strength.] [Representative Les ASPIN - comments.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) State Department reported announcing that it will suspend former diplomat Felix Bloch without pay; details recalled from investigation of Bloch's alleged espionage for USSR .
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Introduction of 1990 Civil Rights Act examined; bill detailed; scenes shown. [Coretta Scott KING, Senators Edward KENNEDY, James JEFFORDS - comment on bill.] [Computer scientist Allan GERSMAN - says he was fired because he is Jewish.] Alabama job discrimination case outlined. [Plaintiff's attorney J. Richet PEARSON - says black employee was told that he could not eat with white co-workers.] [Last week, President BUSH - condemns racism.] Attorney General Richard Thornburgh quoted regarding bill.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Washington: Rita Braver) New bill noted placing more of a burden upon employers.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Jesse Jackson reported arriving in South Africa; details given; scenes shown of Jackson with Walter Sisulu and Allan Boesak. Status of jailed activist Nelson Mandela noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Sandinista government reported denying visas to Bush administration officials who have been selected to observe Nicaraguan elections; details given. Observer Jimmy Carter quoted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Melicia Harvey reported dying four days after receiving lung device called IntraVascular Oxygenator at Salt Lake City, UT, hospital; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Home sales figures illustrated and discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen's death reported; details given of his career.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Central Committee's reforms noted. [During pre- recorded interview, Soviet young PEOPLE - (thru translator) predict impact of reforms and comment on problems in USSR ; discuss Communist party.]