This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Little Rock: Bob Franken) The convictions in the Whitewater trial in Little Rock of Governor Jim Guy Tucker and Jim and Susan McDougal featured. [Whitewater defendant Jim McDOUGAL, independent counsel Kenneth STARR - react to the verdict.] The videotaped testimony from President Clinton and the testimony from David Hale discussed.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The impact these verdicts will have on continuing the varied Whitewater investigations outlined; short statement from the White House read. The point that no direct charges were made against the president or First Lady Hillary Clinton discussed.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff, Roger Cossack) The role that the president's testimony might have played in the outcome of the trial and the possibility that Starr will now try more people involved in Whitewater matters discussed.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) [Note: story interrupted by breaking news.] Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Christiane Amanpour) Tomorrow's elections in Israel between Prime Minister Shimon Peres and opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu previewed; the standing of the two candidates in two polls cited. [NETANYAHU, PERES - comment on the issues and the election.] The specter of violence over the campaign noted. ["Jerusalem Post" David MARKOVSKY, two ISRAELIS - comment.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Breaking news coverage of President Clinton's statement about the convictions in the Whitewater trial in Little Rock of Governor Jim Guy Tucker and Jim and Susan McDougal reported. [In front of the White House, CLINTON - briefly answers reporters' questions about the trial.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Reopening of bus service from Serb-controlled Banja Luka to Bosnian-controlled Zenica reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Meeting between Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and hard-line Bosnian Serb leaders over the continued freedom of indicted war criminals Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic and army chief Ratko Mladic reported. [Acting United States assistant Secretary of State John KORNBLUM - comments on his talks with Milosevic about the negative impact of the public presence of Mladic and Karadzic on the carrying out of the Dayton peace accords; explains what "having the conditions established" means; answers suggestions that Bosnian elections are being moved up because of the election campaign in the US.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) India's naming of the United Front political party head Deve Gowda as prime minister after the Hindu nationalist BJP party government resigned reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The expansion by President Clinton of disability benefits for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange reported. [CLINTON - announces new benefits and legislation for veterans' children with spina bifida.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The convictions in the Whitewater trial in Little Rock of Governor Jim Guy Tucker and Jim and Susan McDougal recapped. [Independent counsel Kenneth STARR, President CLINTON - react to the jury verdict.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Christiane Amanpour) Tomorrow's elections in Israel between Prime Minister Shimon Peres and opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu previewed; the standing of the two candidates in two polls cited.
(Jerusalem: Brent Sadler) The peace and security issue in the Israeli elections examined; scenes shown of this year's terrorist acts. [Two ISRAELIS - comment on terrorism and peace.] [Israeli political analyst Gerald STEINBERG - says the peace issue puts Peres on the defensive.] [Bombing victim Dan SHLOMI - blames the peace process for breaking his life.] The recent fighting in Lebanon said changing the votes of Israeli Arabs away from the Labor Party. [Sociology professor Yochanan PERES - comments.]
(Tel Aviv: Christiane Amanpour) Some aspects of the elections outlined. [Former Israeli defense minister Ariel SHARON - opposes negotiations with the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Yasir Arafat, who commands a Palestinian terrorist organization.] [Palestinian human rights activist Hanan ASHRAWI - outlines the positions of the Labor and Likud parties on the peace process.] The timetable for the vote and when the outcome will be predicted discussed.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The missions of United States astronaut Shannon Lucid on the Russian space station Mir and of the space shuttle Endeavour reported; scenes shown. [LUCID - talks about her experience.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The opening in England of the smallest museum in the world reported; scenes shown of the exhibit on the history of gin inside a telephone booth! ["Museums and Galleries" editor Peter FREEDMAN - comments.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The water balloon fight at a high school in Taipei, Taiwan, to mark graduation shown.