This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The prosecution's halting of the O.J. Simpson trial due to violations by defense attorney Johnnie Cochran in his opening statements featured; scenes shown of the bitter courtroom exchange between deputy district attorneys Chris Darden, Marcia Clark, and Cochran. [COCHRAN - downplays prosecutors statements.] Prosecutor William Hodgman's health updated.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Simpson's body language as a factor in the case reported.
(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Simpson's physical presence in the courtroom and his surgically scared knees featured; scenes of Simpson showing his knees to the jury and pictures taken just days after the murders of Simpson's body shown. [Defense attorney Jill LANSING, CBS News consultant Ann COLE - comment on the case.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan's statement to Congress that the recent torrid economic growth spurt is slowing down and that it is a good sign reported. Most analysts said suspecting interest rates will rise again.
(Studio: Connie Chung) President Clinton's statement that he will veto any attempted repeal of the assault weapons ban reported.
(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Attorney General Janet Reno's reiteration of the President's message concerning the assault weapons ban stated. [RENO - comments on the president's message.] Scenes of letters by rural House Democrats who would support lifting the ban shown. [Representatives Bill BREWSTER, Charles SCHUMER - comment on lifting the ban and the NRA.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Commercials featuring some of the losers from last November's election to be shown during the Super Bowl reported; scenes shown from the commercials.
(Studio: Connie Chung or Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Auschwitz: Mark Phillips) The day before the 50th anniversary ceremony marking the liberation of Auschwitz featured; scenes shown of Jewish groups commemorating with a small ceremony. [Holocaust survivors Elie WIESEL, Vera KRIEGLE - comment on the horrible events that took place at the Auschwitz death camp.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) The shooting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, of passing motorists by a gunman with a high-powered rifle reported; scenes shown of the crime site.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(New York: Jacqueline Adams) The absurd trial in which Colin Ferguson, diagnosed as mentally ill and the murderer of six people on a Long Island, New York, subway is allowed to conduct his own defense featured; scenes shown from the trial and the December 7, 1993, murder scene. [FERGUSON - gives his unique opening statement.] [Ferguson legal adviser Ronald KUBY - comments on the absurdity of the trial.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) President Clinton's recent statement to his baseball mediators that they should try & settle the strike noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Santa Clara: Bob Arnot) A high-pressure oxygen chamber called "the magic box" that accelerates recovery from injuries examined; scenes shown of the San Francisco 49ers football team using the box. [San Francisco linebacker Antonio GOUSE, trainer Lindsay McCLAIN, University of British Columbia Dr. Ross DAVIDSON, San Francisco team physician Dr. Mike DILLINGHAM - comment on the box.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) The explosion of China's space rocket carrying a US-made communications satellite reported.
(Studio: Dan Rather) A look at Bill Clinton, the man and the president, featured; scenes shown of film footage from his campaign and first two years as president. [CLINTON - speaks about what he would do if elected.] [Clinton biographer Roger MORRIS - comments on the loss of enthusiasm.] [Former Clinton appointee Lani GUINIER - comments on her situation.] [Truman biographer David McCULLOUGH - comments on Clinton's presidency.] [MORRIS - criticizes the president.] [CLINTON - talks about himself.] [McCULLOUGH - comments on Clinton's character.]