This program is 28 minutes long
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Arrival of Secretary of State James Baker in USSR to work on arms agreement prior to upcoming summit reported; scenes shown. [In interview, Soviet foreign minister Eduard SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) talks about START and Soviet arms control positions.] Problems facing President Mikhail Gorbachev at home reviewed.
(New York: Bob Schieffer) Reports introduced.
(White House: Wyatt Andrews) Opening round of budget summit conference between President Bush and Congress examined; scenes shown from meeting. [Senator Robert DOLE, Representatives Bob MICHEL, William GRAY, Senator George MITCHELL - talk about the meeting.] Positions of Democrats and Bush on budget and taxes reviewed.
(Washington: Eric Engberg) Kinds of taxes that can be "sold" to the public to try to handle the deficit examined. [Economist Henry AARON, former vice president Walter MONDALE - talk about taxes that can raise revenue.] Issue of a "value added" sales tax mentioned. [Chase Manhattan Bank chairman Willard BUTCHER - says United States is consuming too much.] [US Chamber of Commerce economist Richard RAHN - warns about recession.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report from the Federal Reserve on industrial production figures reported.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Demonstrations for and against independence in Estonia reported; scenes shown.
(Riga, Latvia: Peter Van Sant) Attempt by Soviet soldiers to storm parliament of the breakaway republic of Latvia featured; scenes shown from Riga, Latvia, USSR . [MAN, SOLDIER - (thru translator) comment.]
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Part of interview with Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze shown. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) talks about principles that are being violated by Baltic republics.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Flooding in Arkansas and Louisiana noted.
(Lake Livingston, Texas: James Hattori) Continued flooding in Texas featured; scenes shown from Lake Livingston, Texas, in Polk County, Texas. [RESIDENT - comments.] [Trinity River authority Dan VANCE - says nature is in charge.] [Holdout James LOFTIN - says he can ride out the flood.] [RESIDENT, United States Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant General Henry HATCH - talk about how flood has been handled.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Mark Phillips) Report of presidential commission on bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which blew up over Lockerbie, Scotland, examined; scenes shown of plane's wreckage on December 21, 1988; details given of report's recommendations on how to deal with this kind of terrorism. [Commission chairwoman Ann McLAUGHLIN - says we found a lot wrong and that a bomb was placed on plane because aviation security system failed.] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - criticizes FAA performance.] [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - comments.] Report's criticism of Federal Aviation Administration and Pan Am detailed. [Federal Aviation Administration administrator James BUSEY - responds.] [Pan Am chairman Thomas PLASKETT - responds.] [LAUTENBERG - says it is time to move against terrorists.] [Victim's father Wallace HOLTSINGER - calls for punishment.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Protest strike in Nicaragua by workers demonstrating against government of President Violeta Chamorro reported; scenes shown from Managua, Nicaragua.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist reported calling for overhaul of capital punishment laws.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(New Orleans: Gary Reaves) Controversial police case in New Orleans, Louisiana, featured; scenes shown from March 23 incident in which police officer Earl Hawk was gunned down by suspect Adolph Archie, who died the next day under questionable circumstances. [Archie family attorney Mary HOWELL - says police beat Archie to death.] [Coroner Dr. Frank MINYARD - says police were justified.] Allegations of police torture reviewed. [Archie's widow Carolyn HALL - says police stomped on him.] [Black MAN - criticizes police.] [Police superintendent Warren WOODFORK - says Archie was a career criminal.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry reported back in court for pleas on drug charges; scenes shown.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Barry Petersen) Limits on democracy in President Mikhail Gorbachev's Soviet Union examined; details given of new law making it a criminal offense to insult the president that was drafted following jeering of Gorbachev by crowd during May Day parade; scenes shown from May 1. [Journalist Artiem BOROVIK - says outspokenness should be protected.] Street artists' caricatures of Gorbachev shown. [Artist Aleksandr LEFVENENKO - (thru translator) comments.]
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Continuation of interview with Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported. [SHEVARDNADZE - (thru translator) talks about the Soviet economy, the "new revolution" and need for more radical political and economic reform.]