This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News estimate of the number of convention delegates garnered thus far for each of the Democratic candidates outlined.
(Miami: Richard Threlkeld) Democratic presidential campaign in Illinois and Michigan featured; excerpt shown from ad for Governor Bill Clinton; scenes shown of Paul Tsongas' airplane stuck in the mud in Chicago, of Jerry Brown in Marquette, Michigan. [TSONGAS - says "now it's all neutral territory."] [CLINTON - comments on his character.] [Democratic pollster Geoffrey GARIN - comments on Clinton.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS News estimate of the number of convention delegates garnered thus far by President Bush and Patrick Buchanan outlined.
(White House: Susan Spencer) Republican presidential campaign featured. [BUSH - says he'd rather have no opposition, money is limited; comments on Republicans who keep voting against him.] [BUCHANAN - says he won't quit.] [Former President Richard NIXON - talks about importance of Russian success to United States economy.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with Buchanan. [BUCHANAN - says why he won't quit the race; comments on Bush, comparisons to David Duke, whether he wants to replace Vice President Dan Quayle on the ticket, risk of being blamed if Bush loses the election.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) United States officials' belief that Iraq is still hiding Scud missiles and warheads filled with nerve gas and United Nations Security Council's response to Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz's request that the United Nations ease sanctions reported; scenes shown from the UN. Report introduced.
(Karbala: Allen Pizzey) Fear preventing Iraqis from overthrowing President Saddam Hussein featured; scenes shown of destruction in Karbala, Iraq, wrought by Hussein's forces against rebellious Shiite Muslims. High wages paid to Iraqi military personnel noted; scenes shown of Hussein on Iraqi TV. [Carnegie Endowment Geoffrey KEMP - describes possible scenario for Hussein.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush's recommendation to Congress with regard to Kuwait's request to purchase United States missiles reported.
(Studio: Dan Rather) British Prime Minister John Major's call for an election next month; police seizure of explosives in Ireland; flooding caused by ice jams in Montpelier, VT; record winning of the Iditarod dog sled race by Martin Buser reported; scenes shown from London, Ireland, Montpelier, and Nome, AK.
(Studio: Dan Rather) FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) report on bank profits last year cited. Report introduced.
(No location given: Ray Brady) Increase in consumer charges and fees in the wake of bank deregulation featured. [Three MEN - comment on their banks.] [American Bankers Association Michael GRIFFIN - says bankers need to be compensated.] Average fees for automatic teller machine use, inadequate checking account balances, and bounced checks cited. [WOMAN - comments on being charged for bounced check.] Suggestions given on how to avoid bank overcharging. [Bank expert Bob HENNIE - says to shop around for a bank.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Brooklyn: Jacqueline Adams) New York City mob shooting of Patricia Capozzalo, whose brother Peter "Fat Pete" Chiodo is a former mob enforcer turned informer, featured; scenes of Chiodo, "New York Daily News" front page story on the shooting shown. [Former US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - says in the past the shooting would have been considered an "infamous act."] Salvatore "Sammy Bull" Gravano's testimony in the trial of his former boss, alleged mobster John Gotti, mentioned. [Mob informant Henry HILL - comments on violence, message of the shooting.] Excerpt shown from the film "GoodFellas". [Organized crime task force Joe COFFEY - says people will think twice about becoming informers now.] (Artist: Jane Rosenberg)
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Oak Ridge, Tennessee: Erin Hayes) Difficulties encountered by Bud Varnadore after he blew the whistle on environmental violations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory nuclear weapons research site where he works featured. [VARNADORE - comments on environmental violations, his forced relocation to a radioactive waste room.] [Varnadore attorneys Jackie KITTRELL, David STUART - comment.] Oak Ridge facility noted run by Martin Marietta Corporation for the Energy Department. [Martin Marietta Energy Systems Clyde HOPKINS - explains why Varnadore was relocated.] United States Department of Labor reported ordering Martin Marietta to fix the situation. [Department of Energy Steven BLUSH - comments on Varnadore's situation.] Varnadore's lawsuit against Martin Marietta mentioned; his new office shown.