This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Jim Clancy) IRA (Irish Republican Army) statement accusing British Prime Minister John Major of acting in bad faith quoted.
(London: Siobhan Darrow) Defusing of another bomb found in the London, England, area featured; scenes shown from the theater district. [Police superintendent Paul KYNNERSLEY, LONDONER - comment.] The return of 500 British soldiers to Belfast, Northern Ireland, for security measures noted.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Announcement by Russian President Boris Yeltsin that he will run for reelection reported. [In his native town of Yekaterinberg, YELTSIN - (thru translator) says he has firmly decided to run for reelection.] Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov said possibly Yeltsin's main rival. CNN special presentation The Battle for Russia announced.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The demolishing by Russian soldiers of the former presidential palace in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia, that was almost destroyed in last year's bombardment shown.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Statement from Assistant Secretary of State Richard Holbrooke about threats to the peace process in Bosnia, including the handling of alleged war criminals and the future of Bosnian military commander General Ratko Mladic, reported.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) The flooding in South Africa featured; scenes shown from Phalaborwa of rescued animals.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Recovery of one of the black boxes from the plane that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean off the Dominican Republic reported; scenes shown from the area.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Zaire's campaign to get the refugees from Rwanda and Burundi to return home voluntarily reported; map shown; scenes shown from Kibumba Camp, Zaire.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Excavation work on the highway tunnel in Japan that collapsed reported; scenes shown from Hokkaido.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Wreck of a freight train in Saint Paul, Minnesota, reported; aerial scenes shown.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Selection of a jury in the assisted suicide trial of Dr. Jack Kevorkian reported; scenes shown of him wearing a sign criticizing Governor John Engler.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The continued recovery of a Tennessee man, Gary Dockery, who had been unable to talk for 7« years after being shot in the head, reported.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien shown pushing his way through a crowd of demonstrators at a Quebec unity rally where the people were protesting cuts in unemployment benefits.
(Studio: Flip Spiceland) Weather forecasts for the US, Europe and Asia presented; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Report introduced.
(London: Margaret Lowrie) The dispute in Britain over the interpretation of the Scott Inquiry report investigating whether Britain secretly sold arms to Iraq in the 1980s examined; scenes shown from a contentious Parliament. [Board of trade president Ian LAING, trade and industry Labour spokesman Robin COOK - debate the issue.] The charges that Matrix Churchill supplied Iraq with machine tool parts for machines used to build Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's supergun and the issue of government accountability reviewed. [British political analyst John BARNES - talks about the politics of the report.] [Head of inquiry Richard SCOTT - hopes for more openness of government.]
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) President Clinton said wanting computers installed in all United States classrooms; scenes shown from a school in Union City, New Jersey.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Tonight's Republican presidential candidates' debate in New Hampshire previewed.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Bernard Shaw) The charges by the Center for Public Integrity that Pat Buchanan's campaign co-chairman Larry Pratt worked with racist and militia movements examined. [PRATT - responds to the vicious attack; objects to being linked to the Aryan Nation.] [BUCHANAN - supports Pratt.] Statement from Senator Bob Dole about Pratt cited. CNN/"USA Today"/Gallup poll numbers on the New Hampshire primary race cited. Tonight's debate and post-debate coverage outlined.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) "Cosmopolitan" magazine survey of the comparative sexual practices of women around the world outlined.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Plans to hold the first bullfight in 25 years in the Portuguese colony of Macao reported; bulls shown.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The first news conference held by boxer Tommy Morrison since he tested positive for the AIDS virus reported. [MORRISON - speaks out about AIDS and his contraction of the disease.] Statement from boxer Lennox Lewis, who fought Morrison last October, quoted.
(Studio: Jim Clancy) Statement from chess champion Gary Kasparov about his match with an IBM supercomputer reported. [KASPAROV - comments.]