This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) GOP's stepping up of efforts to make President Clinton's character the number one issue in the final weeks of the campaign featured; details given of the Republican probe into questionable campaign contributions to Clinton and the DNC from a wealthy Indonesian family. [Senator John McCAIN - says foreign money is influencing the campaign.]
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Tracking poll results given.
(Albuquerque, New Mexico: Claire Shipman) President Clinton's campaign featured; details given of the controversy over campaign donations by the Lippo Group. [House Speaker Newt GINGRICH - talks about Republican investigations of Clinton.] [Senator Russ FEINGOLD - comments.] [Vice President Al GORE - says there has been no violations.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Presidential candidate Bob Dole's campaign examined. [In New Jersey, DOLE - campaigns against President Clinton.]
(Studio: Martin Savidge) More tracking poll results given.
06:50 UPCOMING ITEMS (Studio: Jeanne Meserve; Martin Savidge)
(Studio: Martin Savidge) The incident in which an Iranian boat bumped into a United States guided missile cruiser in the Persian Gulf noted.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The pullout and replacement of United States troops in Bosnia outlined; brief scenes shown.
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) Israel's easing of tight military restrictions on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, featured; scenes shown. [Analyst David MAKOVSKY - talks about the new direction of the talks.] [Palestinian Authority leader Yasir ARAFAT - comments.] Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres shown accepting an invitation from Arafat to meet in Nablus to talk about the peace process. [PERES - offers advice.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The first public appearance by Pope John Paul II, who is recovering from appendix surgery, featured; scenes shown of the Pope talking to the crowd from the hospital window.
(Studio: Martin Savidge) No breakthrough reported in the General Motors Corporation strike in Canada that is affecting United States plants reported.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.
(no location given: Rusty Dornin) The continuation of trade with Burma despite United States objections to its military government outlined; details given of the squeeze being put on Burma by individual United States cites. [Oakland Miloanne HECATHORN, human rights activist Jane JEROME, investor Ken BERTSCH, State Department spokesperson Nicholas BURNS - comment on the use of economic sanctions against Burma.]
(Studio: Bob Lorenz) Various games reviewed and scores updated; scenes shown from football.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The activity of the Pacaya volcano in Guatemala shown.
(Studio: Ted Textor) The weather forecast for the United States given; weather map shown.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The awarding of Princess Diana a gold medal by an Italian based research center noted; scenes shown.
(Studio: Martin Savidge) The return of the Sarajevo Philharmonic featured; scenes shown of the Concert for Peace.