This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Three field reporters introduced.
(Dallas: Bill Lagattuta) Campaigning by Ross Perot featured; scenes shown from Denver last night. [PEROT - defends his integrity.] Possible lawsuit against Perot by a group of his former volunteer coordinators who accuse him of running credit checks on them noted. [Former Ohio coordinator Cliff ARNEBECK - says Perot secretly investigated us.] [Two SUPPORTERS - comment.] The Perot in his ads compared to the Perot on the podium.
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Susan Spencer) Campaigning by President Bush in Michigan featured; Macomb County, Michigan, scenes shown. [Governor John ENGLER - campaigns.] [BUSH - attacks Bill Clinton and "ozone man," Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert Gore.] [In Grand Rapids, Michigan, BUSH - says he will win.] Bush's decision to do an interview with MTV mentioned.
(Jersey City, New Jersey: Richard Threlkeld) The attraction of gays and lesbians to Clinton's campaign examined; scenes shown of Clinton in New Jersey, where he will speak on AIDS. [On May 18, before gay and lesbian audience, CLINTON - says he has a vision and you are part of it.] [Texas state legislature Glen MAXEY - backs Clinton/Gore.] [GAY - criticizes Bush.] Christian Coalition's ad against Clinton's ties to the gay community shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Expenditures of Ross Perot, President Bush and Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton on network television ads cited. Reality Check story introduced.
(Washington: Mark Phillips) The "media bashing" by the candidates assessed. [In four speeches, BUSH - attacks the media, polls, and analysts.] ["Los Angeles Times" media critic Tom ROSENSTIEL, Annenberg School of Communications Kathleen Hall JAMIESON, "The New Republic" senior editor Fred BARNES, CBS consultant Kevin PHILLIPS - comment on Bush and the media.] [PEROT - talks about the news people whining.] The changing view of the polls as the times change noted. [Last week and today, BUSH - attacks, then backs, polls.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Statement from Alger Hiss, who was accused of passing documents to the Communists 44 years ago, that he feels exonerated because Soviet documents show no evidence that he spied for the former USSR reported; historical film shown.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Edie Magnus) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval of the controversial birth control drug Depo-Provera, which is manufactured by Upjohn, examined. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Ruth MERKATZ - comments on the data.] [Planned Parenthood Federation of America Dr. Michael POLICAR - backs Depo- Provera as a safe option.] Its known side effects listed. [National Women's Health Network Cynthia PEARSON - expresses concern about its use.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Findings of a study by the Economic Policy Institution on wealth in America reported.
(No location given: Ray Brady) Advice on how to deal with the "parent trap," in which Americans with children find they must also support aging parents, featured; scenes shown. [Morcea NEWCOMBE - talks about her father's care.] Advice given on the financial aspects that parents and children must get straight information on. [Attorney Gloria NEUWIRTH, geriatric psychiatrist Dr. Michael LEVY - give advice on how to handle financial problems and get information.] Speculation by The Conference Board that the sought- after employee benefit of the '90s will be provisions for parental care noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(No location given: Erin Hayes) Call from consumer advocates for warning labels on carpets because the fumes may make people ill featured; scenes shown of laboratory mice affected by carpet odor. [Linda SAND - describes her families' symptoms.] [Anderson Laboratories Rosaline ANDERSON - explains the effects of carpets on laboratory mice.] Chemical testing by the carpet industry noted. [Carpet and Rug Institution Roland VanGELDEREN - comments.] EPA's consumer education brochure quoted. [EPA Bob AXELRAD - comments.] Absence of the Environmental Protection Agency brochure in any carpet stores visited noted; hidden camera scenes shown.