This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) Invitation from President Clinton for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat to meet face-to-face to end the violence in the Middle East outlined; the fighting last week reviewed.
(Jerusalem: Bill Delaney) The death of a Palestinian boy at a mosque and his grieving relatives featured. [RELATIVES (thru translator), Israelis Herman and Alex SHAPIRO - comment on the young man's death.] [Orthodox JEW - says he feels for the family.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.
(White House: Claire Shipman) The White House efforts to broker a peace between the two Middle East factions outlined. [President CLINTON - says they want peace.] [On Late Edition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU, Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comment.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Discussion of the agenda of the Netanyahu government with Israeli Ambassador Eliahu Ben Elissar featured. [ELISSAR- outlines their objectives and talks about the upcoming Washington Summit.]
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Discussion of the Middle East problem and the upcoming summit with Palestinian Authority Representative to the United States Hasan Abdel Rahman presented. [RAHMAN - talks about the damage done to the peace process, gives the Palestinian perspective.]
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Provisions of the Congress-approved 1997 spending bill outlined on screen.
(Studio: Martin Savidge) Tracking poll results for the Presidential race given.
(Studio: Martin Savidge) An "Associated Press" release stating that the United Auto Workers and Chrysler had reached a contract agreement reported.
(Studio: Ted Textor) The weather forecast for the US, Europe and Asia given; weather map shown.
(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The first annual kite festival in Hermanus, South Africa, reported; scenes shown of the colorful kites.