This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Apparent victory by President Boris Yeltsin over his Communist challenger Gennadi Zyuganov in the Russian run-off elections reported; percentage vote figures cited.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw; Moscow: Eileen O'Connor) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Bill Delaney) The election results reported; the latest voting figures cited and analyzed.
(Moscow: Eileen O'Connor) The unofficial victory for Yeltsin examined. [Zyuganov campaign strategist Alexei PODBERYEZKIN; Russian journalist Vitaly TRETYAKOV (thru translator) - offers views on the meaning of the election results.] The recent issue of Yeltsin's health, the question of where Alexander Lebed will fit in the Yeltsin regime and the Communist take on the voting numbers reviewed. [Russian Prime Minister Viktor CHERNOMYRDIN - (thru translator) comments on Yeltsin's health.] The question of where Yeltsin went when he disappeared from public view discussed.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Apparent victory by President Boris Yeltsin over his Communist challenger Gennadi Zyuganov in the Russian run-off elections reported. [From Moscow, European Parliament observer Peter TRUSCOTT - says the Communists have complained about the media coverage of both rounds of the election; raises the issue of "transfer votes," which allows people to vote twice; comments on the possibility of coalition government with the Communists and the issue of Yeltsin's health; outlines the process of power if Yeltsin was incapacitated, what Alexander Lebed might do and the strong theme of nationalism in Russia; reiterates that Russia has a long way to go towards real democracy.]
(Studio: Flip Spiceland) Weather forecasts for the US, Europe and Asia presented; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Flooding across China reported; scenes shown from Jingdezhen.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Heavy rains in Mexico from tropical storm Christina reported; scenes shown from Oaxaca.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Agreement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that his government will abide by the secret negotiations with the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) by the last government reported. [On "Larry King Live", NETANYAHU - talks about the Oslo accords for the peace process.]
(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The tough domestic political situation facing Netanyahu brought about by the announcement by foreign minister David Levy that he would resign unless ultra-hawk Ariel Sharon gets a place in the cabinet examined. [On "Larry King Live", NETANYAHU - says he would like Sharon in the cabinet.] [Labor Party Ehud BARAK - talks politics.]
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The viewing time for the Netanyahu interview listed.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) New study findings on the brain and dyslexia that will be published in "Nature" previewed.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) An explanation for the power failure in the West yesterday reported; map shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Failure of Secretary of Defense William Perry to work out a joint military command between Bosnian Moslems and Croat leaders reported.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The grim task of searching for remains in the killings fields near Srebrenica, Bosnia, reported; scenes shown from mass graves sites.
(The Hague: Patricia Kelly) Graphic evidence at the War Crimes Tribunal hearings on the role of Serb General Ratko Mladic in slaughtering Muslim civilians presented; scenes shown from the court at The Hague, where witnesses described torture and killings. [War crimes investigator Jean-Rene RUEZ - (thru translator) describes mass buryings in Srebrenica; cites vivid torture and murder of babies before their parents' eyes; affirms that bodies in mass graves wore civilian clothes.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report that Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who has been indicted for crimes, will not run in the Bosnian general elections in September outlined.
(New York: Valerie Morris) The business report presented: Stock Market Report, treasury bond figures, bank rates based on the Federal Reserve, federal regulators' approval of the proposed railroad mega-merger of Union Pacific and Southern Pacific.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Apparent victory by President Boris Yeltsin over his Communist challenger Gennadi Zyuganov in the Russian run-off elections reported.
(Moscow: Eileen O'Connor) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Steve Hurst) The political maneuvering behind Yeltsin's election victory examined; balloting scenes shown; details given of Yeltsin's embracing of third-place finisher Alexander Lebed and his jettisoning of defense minister Pavel Grachev and security aide Alexander Korzhakov. [Russian electoral commission chief analyst Dimitri ORESHKIN - (thru translator) analyzes the vote count.] [Zyuganov supporter Andrei FYODOROV - says they won't work together.] The question raised as to what Yeltsin will do now that he has won and what might happen if he has health problems. [Carnegie Foundation, Moscow, Dimitri TRENIN - comments.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The casting of votes in the Russian election by the two cosmonauts on board the space station Mir reported; scenes shown of the crew, which includes American astronaut Shannon Lucid, who may stay than longer scheduled because of problems with the rocket boosters used to launch the space shuttle.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(Arlington, Virginia: John Holliman) The dedication of Freedom Park outside Washington, DC, which honors symbols of freedom's struggle, featured; scenes shown from the park in Rosslyn, Virginia, that was financed by the Freedom Forum headed by Gannett Foundation chairman Al Neuharth. [Freedom Forum Peter PRICHARD, NEUHARTH - comment on the park and the First Amendment.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The government of Hungary said offering reparations for the Jewish survivors of the Holocaust during World War II.
(Studio: Nick Charles) The cancellation of the heavyweight boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Bruce Seldon, the last pre-Olympics track meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the results of the fourth stage of cycling's Tour de France reported; scenes shown of Tyson training and of Namibia's Frankie Fredericks winning the 100 meter race.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The 25th anniversary of the death of rock singer Jim Morrison of The Doors reported; scenes shown from the gravesite in Paris.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) The British Royal Family's extension allowing tours of Buckingham Palace to pay for its upkeep reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Annual reenactment in Belgium of a 16th century celebration that centers around a life-size chess game reported; scenes shown from Brussels. [Note: further video of the festivities shown until 5:56:30.]