This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(UN: Richard Roth) The decision by the Iraqi government to bar Americans from United Nations weapons inspection teams examined. [Iraqi ambassador to United Nations Nizar HAMDOON - explains the Iraqi position.] [British ambassador to United Nations Sir John WESTON - responds.] [UN special commission on Iraq chairman Richard BUTLER - questions Iraq's move.] The actions likely to be taken by the UN Security Council discussed.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Coming report on the world financial market noted.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(White House: Wolf Blitzer) The summit meeting between President Clinton and Chinese leader Jiang Zemin featured; details given of trade, environmental and lesser agreements; scenes shown of the formal arrival ceremony and of their handshake. [CLINTON - criticizes China about human rights; talks about the US-China nuclear power agreement.]
(White House: Andrea Koppel) The historic summit reviewed. [JIANG - (thru translator) speaks about a new era in Sino-American relations.] [CLINTON - speaks about the differences between China and Taiwan.] [REPORTER - questions Jiang about Tiananmen Square.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw; White House: Wolf Blitzer, Andrea Koppel) The aims of today's words from Clinton and Jiang and the audience they were directed to discussed.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(State Department: Steve Hurst) The business dealings coming out of today's US-China summit meeting between President Clinton and Jiang Zemin featured. [CLINTON - talks about the restricted access to China's market.] [JIANG - (thru translator) talks about economic cooperation.]
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The agreement by the United States to limit the embargo on the sale of nuclear reactors to China in return for China's promise not share nuclear technology with Iran noted.
(No location given: Ann Kellan) The US-China nuclear power agreement examined. [CLINTON - talks about nuclear power plants sales.] [Nuclear Energy Institution Marvin FERTEL - backs the nuclear energy exchange.] Diagrams shown of the nuclear reactors that will be offered to China shown. [ABB Combustion Engineering Robert NEWMAN - says the reactors are excellent.] [Nuclear Control Institution Dan HORNER - outlines the worry over how China will use the nuclear technology.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The rebound of stock markets in Europe, Asia and the US introduced.
(New York: Allan Dodds Frank) The Wall Street revival featured. [Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan GREENSPAN - says this episode may be a salutary event.] [J.P. Morgan financial economist Marc WANSHEL, Awad and Associates money manager James AWAD, TWO Charles Schwab INVESTORS - talk about the Fed and the stock market.] The percentage rise on the different world markets outlined on screen and the movement on the United States market updated. The question of whether there will be more turmoil in Asia and what it will mean for the US and international institutions discussed.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The US-China summit meeting between President Clinton and Jiang Zemin reviewed; scenes shown of anti-China protests in Washington, DC. [CLINTON - criticizes China about human rights.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The meaning of the summit for the United States introduced. [US assistant Secretary of State Stanley ROTH - outlines the United States China policy, the reasons for sharing nuclear technology with China, what has come out of the president's meeting with Jiang, including China's role in the Korea peace talks and how Japan may be viewing the US-China summit.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Warning from the United Nations Security Council to Iraq about the consequences if Americans are barred from the United Nations weapons inspections teams reported.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(Hong Kong: Mike Chinoy) The role of Tibet in the US-Sino agenda examined; various scenes shown from Lhasa, Tibet. [Lhasa Vice-Mayor ZHOU Majie - (thru translator) comments.] [Tibet historian Tom GRUNFELD - says religion and politics have always been closely linked in Tibet.] The challenges to Tibet's way of life from both the political control by China and from economic development detailed. [TOURIST - says MTV is affecting Tibet as well as all of Asia.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The views of President Clinton and Chinese leader Jiang Zemin on China's crackdown on the pro-democracy movement reported. [JIANG - (thru translator) speaks out for political stability.] [CLINTON - outlines the American view of Tiananmen Square and its aftermath.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Discussion held with Representative Nancy Pelosi and National Committee on US-China Relations Peter Geithner about China, human rights, Tibet and United States policy. [PELOSI - questions the way Clinton has welcomed the leader of a repressive regime.] [GEITHNER - talks about the US relationship with a growing world power; indicates that the common interests must be maximized.] [PELOSI, GEITHNER - offer differing opinions on China, Tibet, dissidents etc.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The implications of South African President Nelson Mandela's second visit to Libya reported; scenes shown of Mandela with Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi. The downing of Pan Am Flight 103 mentioned.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Statements from astronaut Michael Foale about the frightening June 25 incident in which the Russian space station Mir collided with a supply ship reported. [FOALE - describes what happened in the accident.]