This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(White House: Eileen O'Connor) The White House position on the standoff between the United States and Iraq over United Nations weapons inspections featured. [President CLINTON, White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY - comment.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Threats from Iraq against American U-2 planes and the continued opposition from Iraq to Americans on the United Nations weapons inspections teams noted.
(Baghdad: Brent Sadler) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's sending of US envoys home without any agreement concerning the resumption of weapons inspections and continued threats against United States U-2 spy plane fly-overs featured. [IRAQIS - complain about the inspections; give rhetoric.] [Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq Tariq AZIZ - defends Iraq's position.] [US envoy Jan ELLISON - comments.] Iraq's hiding of their weapons material from inspectors noted.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Report introduced.
(UN: Brian Jenkins) United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan's cutting short of his trip to South America in order to meet with United Nations envoys returning from Baghdad. [UN special commission director Richard BUTLER, United Nations Charles DUELFER - criticize Iraq for dragging out inspections.] [UN Ambassador Bill RICHARDSON - says they will be firm.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) An interview with Defense Secretary William Cohen presented. [COHEN - states his position on the US-Iraqi problem and discusses various pertinent issues.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Testimony by top United States envoy in Bosnia before the House international Relations Committee concerning United States troops in Bosnia briefly outlined.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Flooding from heavy rain in Portugal featured; scenes shown from Garval.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) The end of the strike by truckers in France reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The spotting of a new lava flow on one of Jupiter's moons by the space probe Galileo featured; pictures shown. The solar flare expected this week outlined; film shown.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Threats from Iraq against American U-2 planes and the continued opposition from Iraq to Americans on the United Nations weapons inspections teams reviewed. [From the earlier interview, Defense Secretary William COHEN - states the United States position.]
(Pentagon: Jamie McIntyre) More on the planned United States U-2 spy plane fly-overs next week and the high-alert of United States forces in the Gulf outlined; scenes shown of United States military equipment and planes. [Brookings Institution Lawrence KORB, analyst Kenneth POLLACK - comment on the U-2 spy plane specs and the SA-2 missile capabilities of Iraq.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Sunday's make or break vote by Congress on President Clinton's bid to get fast track authority for trade negotiations reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(New York: Allan Dodds Frank) The rocky day for major world financial markets featured; details given of the slide-down.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Quotes by former United Nations weapons inspection team chief concerning the standoff between the United States and Iraq over United Nations weapons inspections featured. [UN expert Rolf EKEUS - offers commentary on the situation.]
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Efforts to form a new government in Thailand outlined; scenes shown of the probable next prime Minister.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) The annual Iberio-American summit in Venezuela which begins Sunday outlined; scenes shown from Margarita Island.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Sesame Street in China featured; scenes shown from studios in Shanghai.
(Studio: Prue Lewarne) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Jill Dougherty) The commemoration of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia examined; old film footage from the event and of Lenin's speech shown. [Former COMMUNISTS, Communist Gennady ZYUGANOV, Working Russia Viktor ANPILOV (thru translator) - praise the Communist Party and cling to the old line.] [Russian President Boris YELTSIN (thru translator) - calls it political fanaticism; comments.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Penguins at the Munich Zoo shown out for a walk.