This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The uncertainty over the outcome of the Israeli elections that pitted opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu against Prime Minister Shimon Peres reported; scenes shown from Marjayoun, Lebanon, where a bomb wounded Israeli soldiers.
(Tel Aviv: Christiane Amanpour) The wait in Israel for the final vote count reported; scenes shown of the two candidates.
(Tel Aviv: Walter Rodgers) The election, which turned into a no-confidence vote for Peres, examined. [VOTER - calls it a disaster.] [Israeli political analyst Chemi SHALEV - doubts the Oslo process can stay alive under Netanyahu's regime.] [Likud Party member Ariel SHARON - calls Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat a war criminal.] Netanyahu's agenda outlined on screen. [Palestinian Council member Hanan ASHRAWI - comments.] The fate of the Middle East peace process, which hangs in limbo now, noted. [ISRAELI - says Labor's land for peace policy in the Golan and the West Bank is no longer a working principle.]
(Tel Aviv: Christiane Amanpour) The current mood in Israel, which is deeply divided over peace in the Middle East, reviewed; scenes shown from the site of Rabin's assassination, where people still go to remember his legacy. Knesset seat figures cited. [Third Way party Avigdor KAHALANI - says it seems Netanyahu will be the prime minister; suggests that the right wing will no participate in a coalition government; offers his views on the Golan Heights and on the need for a divided area between Israel and the Palestinians.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney, Judy Woodruff) Statement from President Clinton about United States policy with Israel after the elections presented. [CLINTON - says United States policy will be the same if Israel continues to take risks for peace.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Brent Sadler) How the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin last November by Yigal Amir affected Israeli voters examined. [Widow Lean RABIN - says if Labor does not win, her husband's loss was in vain; adds that Amir was incited by people in the country.] ["Jerusalem Report" Leslie SUSSER - analyzes Labor's political campaign strategy.] [Two young ISRAELI - comment on the election and Rabin's assassination.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about the implications of the elections for the United States and for peace in the Middle East. [KISSINGER - talks about the peace process and the possibility that Netanyahu will conclude that the peace process must continue in some form when he is faced with the realities of government; describes Netanyahu's background as a modern leader from a younger generation; believes the Clinton administration excessively aligns itself in Israel and Russia with individuals.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Interview held with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about the elections in Russia. [KISSINGER - predicts that Russian President Boris Yeltsin will probably win; points out that Russia is not that democratic today and what the United States foreign policy towards Russia should be and the policy concern that Russia will try to recreate the old empire, even under a reelected Yeltsin.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Bombs attacks by Hizballah guerrillas on Israeli troops in southern Lebanon reported; scenes shown from the security zone of the remote control bomb going off.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The uncertainty over the outcome of the Israeli elections that pitted opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu against Prime Minister Shimon Peres recapped; scenes shown of the two candidates, who are now waiting for absentee ballots to be counted.
(No location given: Jim Clancy) Netanyahu's political background reviewed; campaign scenes and photos shown while his ruthless rise to power is detailed. ["Jerusalem Report" David MAKOVSKY - cites the view of Netanyahu.] [NETANYAHU - speaks out against Palestinians.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) President Clinton said vowing continued support for Israel and the peace process.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff, State Department: Steve Hurst) The administration's surprise that Netanyahu seems to have won the election and the future for the peace process in an Israel that is deeply divided discussed.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report on the NTSB's release of an outline from the cockpit voice recording of the ValuJet Flight 592 that crashed in the Florida Everglades noted; aerial footage from the crash site shown.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The military decision to relieve Brigadier General William Stevens and two colonels, commanders at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, from duty because of the plane crash in Croatia that killed Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown reported.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Elections in Northern Ireland to choose the players in next month's all-party peace talks reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Announcement by South Korea that two more North Koreans have defected and the food shortage problems in North Korea reported. [Representative Bill RICHARDSON - talks about his "private mission" visit to North Korea, where he saw evidence of food shortages north of the capital and evidence of a shift toward civilian leadership under Kin Jong Il; comments on the prospects for four-way talks between the Koreas, United States and China; says North Korea should be given food aid on humanitarian grounds even without a political deal.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The final divorce decree for Britain's Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, who separated four years ago, reported.