This program is 26 minutes long
(Moscow: Dan Rather) At third day of Communist party congress, challenge to Communist rule reported; United States Declaration of Independence quoted. Report introduced.
(Moscow: Barry Petersen) President Mikhail Gorbachev reported saying he will quit if his reform programs fail; details given of criticisms against bureaucracy following Chernobyl nuclear accident, indecision regarding ethnic violence and unkept promises with striking miners. [DELEGATE - (thru translator) addresses congress.] Congress reported begging miners not to strike. [Economist Nikolai SHMELYOV - says economic reforms must come soon.] [Over telephone, newspaper columnist Ina Ivanova CALLER - (thru translator) criticizes politics.]
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Soviet Communist party reported releasing estimate of property holdings. Report introduced.
(Moscow: Phil Jones) System of party elite perquisites featured; details given; scenes shown of dacha resorts; Gorbachev's vow to eliminate perks noted. [Three common PERSONS, non-elite dacha estate OWNER (named) - (thru translator) criticize system.] [Journalist Veronica HILCHESKAYA - talks about system.] [Elite hospital GUARD - says nothing has changed.]
(Moscow: Dan Rather) Growing populist movement featured. [Princeton University Stephen COHEN - discusses resentment of elitist privileges, popularity of Boris Yeltsin, conservatives' fear of uprising and dependence on Gorbachev, possibility of selling party property to raise funds and provincial party power as barrier to Gorbachev's reforms.]
(New York: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Susan Spencer) Announcement that synthetic human growth hormone Humatrope reverses aging process reported; details outlined on screen. [College Medicine of Wisconsin Dr. Daniel RUDMAN, study subject Fred McCULLOUGH, National Institute on Aging Dr. Evan HADLEY, study subject Robert BENSING - comment on study.] [Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, Dr. Myron MILLER - comments on drug's promise.] Side effects noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Boston jury reported convicting Christian Science followers David and Ginger Twitchell of involuntary manslaughter in death of son; details given.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Fourth of July celebrations featured; scenes shown from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Santa Monica, California, Washington, DC, and Boston Harbor festivities, Philadelphia mayor West Wilson Goode awarding former President Jimmy Carter with Liberty Medal, and Coney Island, New York, and Columbus, Ohio, celebrations.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) West Germany reported defeating England to reach Sunday's World Cup soccer finals against Argentina; details given; scenes shown of match in Turin, Italy.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) At talks in East Berlin, Poland reported dropping demand that Germanies guarantee final border prior to unification; details given of land incorporated into Poland after World War II.
(Moscow: Dan Rather) People of USSR reported asking for Western technological assistance; scenes shown of automobile plant. [Several WORKERS - (thru translator) complain about system, ask for American auto workers to show them how to work.] Report introduced.
(Moscow: Anthony Mason) Americans reported answering call for help. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, advertising executive Bill Munsel featured heading new branch in USSR ; scenes shown. [MUNSEL - comments.] Scenes shown of New Richmond, WI, high school marching band in Gorky Park, American students taking Russian language classes at Moscow's Steel and Metal Alloy Institution and Jana Janice learning Russian culture in communal apartment. [JANICE - demonstrates hanging wash to dry in kitchen.] [Radio broadcaster Sara KOMANSHIKOVA - comments on life in United States after marrying Russian.]