This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Joe Oliver) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem: Brent Sadler) The assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin yesterday and the ramifications for the Middle East peace process noted
(Jerusalem: Walter Rodgers) The response in Israel to Rabin's murder featured; scenes shown of the family, the mourners and from the peace rally where Rabin was shot by Yigal Amir. [Hebrew University Ehuc SPRINZAK - states the lone assassin theory.] [Israeli foreign minister director general Uri SAVIR - talks about the crossroads of peace.]
(Studio: Joe Oliver, Jeanne Meserve; Jerusalem: Brent Sadler) The need for security to protect the world leaders coming for Rabin's funeral, the requested absence of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and the prospects for peace now that acting Prime Minister Shimon Peres will succeed Rabin noted and discussed.
(Studio: Joe Oliver) CNN coverage of the funeral outlined
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The members of the United States delegation accompanying President Clinton to the funeral named.
(White House: Anthony Collings) Expressions of sorrow on the death of Rabin from Clinton and other American leaders reported; his words quoted. [Former Secretary of State James BAKER, Senator Edward KENNEDY - react emotionally to the news.] [Former national security adviser Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - predicts Rabin will become the Lincoln of Israel.] US concerns about the peace process in the wake of Rabin's assassination noted. [Senator Bob DOLE, former national security adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - say peace will be slowed.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Memories of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated yesterday, presented. [Russian foreign minister Andrei KOZYREV - comments.] The words of Pope John Paul II and United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali outlined on screen.
(Cairo: James Martone) The reaction of the Arab world to the assassination featured. [PLO leader Yasir ARAFAT - hopes the Israelis and Palestinians can overcome this tragedy and build the peace process.] [Former Egyptian prime minister Mustapha KHALIL, Jordanian PrIme minister Zeid Bin SHAKER, Egyptian MAN - comment on the assassination and peace.]
(Studio: Joe Oliver) Reflections from former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger presented. [Near tears, KISSINGER - describes Rabin's personality and the meaning of what he did for peace; says acting Prime Minister Shimon Peres now has the responsibility; recalls Rabin's reluctant handshake with Arafat.]
(Studio: Joe Oliver) Excerpts from Rabin's speech at the White House shown. [RABIN - tells the Palestinians "enough of blood and tears."]
(Studio: Joe Oliver) The return of the space shuttle Columbia reported; scenes shown of the landing at Kennedy Space Center.
(Studio: Joe Oliver) Aerial footage shown of the impact of Typhoon Angela on the Philippines.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The presidential race in Poland between incumbent Lech Walesa and challenger former Communist Aleksander Kwasniewski reported; scenes shown of ballots being cast.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) A break-in at the residence of French Prime Minister Jean Chretien reported.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve, Joe Oliver) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The questions raised by the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin reviewed: security lapses, political questions about the peace process and the Israeli government and what acting Prime Minister Shimon Peres will do. [Israeli cabinet minister Ephraim SNEH - outlines avenues of peace; adds that those who called Rabin a traitor are guilty.] [Likud Party Dan MERIDOR - says it is a time for civility.] [Israeli political analyst Menachem SHALEV - calls it a blow to the right wing.]