This program is 20 minutes long
NOTE: Video quality is poor throughout broadcast.
(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Richard Threlkeld) Russian President Boris Yeltsin's firing of his whole cabinet in response to the financial crisis and the devaluation of the ruble featured; details given of his replacement of Prime Minister Sergei Kiriyenko with the man he replaced, Viktor Chernomyrdin.
(Washington: Rita Braver) The impact of the Russian economic slide on US business examined. [National Broiler Council Bill ROENIGK - says we expected the Russian economy to turn around.] [Brookings Institution analyst Clifford GADDY - analyzes the Russian economic situation.]
(Studio: John Roberts) Sudan's demand for an apology from the United States for last thursday's missile attack on a pharmaceutical compound reported.
(Khartoum: Vicki Mabrey) The question of whether the targeted facility could have contained chemical weapons material examined; scenes shown of the bombed-out plant. [Al Shifa employee Abdel Latif AHMED, Sudan national assembly Abdel Aziz SHINDU, former Al Shifa manager Tom CARNAFFIN - deny there were any chemical weapons in the factory.]
(Studio: John Roberts) Support for President Clinton for his missile attack on Sudan and on terrorist bases in Afghanistan introduced.
(Martha's Vineyard: Bill Plante) The possibility that the United States may launch additional attacks against Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden featured. [Secretary of Defense William COHEN - comments on the American actions.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Hugh SHELTON, Senator Orrin HATCH - defend the president's military response.]
(Studio: John Roberts) The possibility that Hurricane Bonnie will reach the United States coast reported; weather map shown. [CBS News consultant Bryan NORCROSS - describes the course of the hurricane, where she might head and whether she might strengthen to a Category 4 storm.]
(Studio: John Roberts) The problem of America's "invisible unemployed," those who have been downsized by the corporate world and are having difficulties in finding new jobs, examined. [Waltham, Massachusetts, job seekers Mark FELDMAN, Ralph LAUNDRY, Harvard Business School Quinn MILLS - talk about the shaky job market for middle-aged men.] [Sullivan and Cogliano president Herb COGLIANO - says the skills for this group became obsolete.] The three options: retraining, make new jobs for themselves or retire.
(Studio: John Roberts) Home runs for baseball's Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa reported; scenes shown of McGwire's blast. [McGWIRE - talks about the over-the-counter stimulant he takes.]