This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.
(At the debate site: Wolf Blitzer) Preview to tonight's first presidential debate between President Clinton and challenger Bob Dole featured; details given of Clinton and Dole's game plans. [CLINTON - outlines what he will talk about in the debate.] Pollster Peter HART, former candidate Lamar ALEXANDER, First Lady Hillary CLINTON, consultant Eddie MAHE, Pew Research Center Andrew KOHUT, scholar Joel SWERDLOW - comment on the two candidates.]
(Hartford, Connecticut: Candy Crowley) Dole's preparation for the debate featured; details given of his plan and the rumor that fired White House travel director Billy Dale will be in the front row in an attempt to rattle Clinton discussed.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Reform party candidate Ross Perot's appearance on Larry King Live tonight outlined. [ROSS - says after the debate, he will answer the same questions on the Larry King show; says he has been freezed out.) Poll statistics given and the upcoming vice presidential debates outlined.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The resumption tomorrow of Middle East peace talks featured; scenes shown of the arrival of Secretary of State Warren Christopher and his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
(Gaza: Brent Sadler) Christopher's meeting with Palestinian Authority leader Yasir Arafat outlined; scenes shown. [ARAFAT, CHRISTOPHER - comment on the negotiations.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Pope John Paul II said in the hospital for the removal of his appendix; scenes shown of the Pope.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Police in Denmark said bracing for a possible revenge attack due to the killing of two people after a grenade assault on a Hell's Angels biker gang party in Copenhagen.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The deadly collision of a bus into a gas tanker truck that killed 38 people in South Africa, reported; scenes shown of the wreckage.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The volcano in Iceland that is melting the glacier and threatening floods shown.
(Studio: Ted Textor) The weather forecast for the United States and Mexico given; weather map shown.
(Studio: Bob Lorenz) Various games reviewed and scores updated; scenes shown from golf and football.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Australia's first birth of two koalas in captivity reported; scenes shown of the twin koalas.