This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) IRA (Irish Republican Army) bomb threats in London, England, during the rush hour introduced.
(London: Richard Blystone) Pre-election bomb threats by the IRA (Irish Republican Army) in Britain featured; details given of the resulting problems for travellers; scenes shown from London. [British Prime Minister John MAJOR - calls the IRA murderers to be taken seriously.] [French VISITOR, Metro Networks Tim PAGE, LONDONER - lament the shutdown of transportation.] [London School of Economics Brendan O'LEARY - cites the IRA's objectives.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The delays in talks to officially end the Korean War and the arrival of North Korean defector Hwang Yang Jop in the South reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The postponement of the Air Force inspection of wreckage from the missing A-10 Thunderbolt due to bad weather in the mountains reported. [US Air Force Colonel Denver PLETCHER - outlines the plans to use helicopters to get access to the sites.]
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) French President Jacques Chirac's call for early elections to let the people respond to economic issues reported.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(In the Bosnian Serb republic: Christiane Amanpour) Economic problems in the still divided Bosnia examined; scenes shown from a vehicles parts factory in Lukavica. [Brcko city council president Radoslav BOGICEVIC - (thru translator) comments.] The continued dominance of the Serb sectors by Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic and the general Serb-held view that the civil war was a waste noted.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The arrival in Hong Kong of the first team of Communist Chinese soldiers, who will help prepare in China's takeover, shown. The slashing of fiber optic cables on a new bridge linking Hong Kong to the new airport outlined and shown.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The swearing-in of Inder Kumar Gujral as prime minister of India reported.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The opposition's response in Israel to the prosecutor's decision not to indict Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the political scandal reported. Findings of the Bar-Illan University poll on the support for Netanyahu's government cited.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The ending of the first round of negotiations between the tobacco industry and state officials reported.
(Moscow: Betsy Aaron) The market in Russia for United States tobacco featured; details given of Philip Morris's plans to build a factory in Saint Petersburg. [Public Health Research Institution professor Yuri KOMAROV - cites the extent of smoking in Russia.] The limited control on smoking advertising and the lack of medical warnings or plans to restrict smoking reviewed.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The launching into orbit of the ashes of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and psychedelic guru Timothy Leary shown.
(Studio: Flip Spiceland) Weather forecasts for the United States and Europe presented; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The ranking of the best to worst airlines in the US, led by Southwest, cited.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(No location given: Ann Kellan) Researchers' concern about the physical effect of computers on children examined; scenes shown to illustrate lab research on computer work stations. [Cornell University Alan HEDGE - cites the potential for overuse injuries.] [Graduate student Kathryn LAESER - describes her ergonomic research in the schools.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Grand Forks, North Dakota: Jeff Flock) The tragic flooding of the Red River into Grand Forks, North Dakota, featured; scenes shown of water everywhere, the burned-out downtown area and new a dike around a business area. [Flood victim Arlen HAGEN - reacts to the flooding.] Examples of the impact of the flooding on life in Grand Forks outlined.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Testimony by witnesses at the rape trial of Army sergeant Delmar Simpson reviewed; courtroom sketches shown. (Artist: Dana Verkouteren)
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Warning from Iraq to the United States that it planned to use helicopters in the no-fly zone to ferry pilgrims returning from a trip to Mecca reported; map shown.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(State Department: Steve Hurst) The push for a treaty to formally end the Korean War featured; scenes shown for last week's exploratory talks in New York. [State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS - says the United States is committed to South Korean security and that the offer of four-party peace talks is still open.] [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - comments.] The issue of United States food aid to North Korea noted.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Charges from a Saudi opposition group that 2000 pilgrims were killed in the fire in Mina, Saudi Arabia, reported.
(New York: Myron Kandel) The business report presented: Stock Market Report, treasury bond figures, announcement of quarterly earnings for American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T), Exxon and Eli Lilly, the strike by Goodyear workers.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Interview held with former United States ambassador to South Korea Donald Gregg about the Korean peninsula talks. [GREGG - comments on North Korea's demand for food aid before continuing talks to end the Korean War and on the view espoused by defector Hwang Jang Yop about the likelihood of a war launched by the North because of the threat of circumstances to the military; assesses the issue of Hwang's information on spies in the South.]
(Studio: Tom Steiner) The running of the Boston Marathon, the victory by Albert Costas in the tennis tournament in Spain and the suspension of ski jumping champion Andreas Goldberger for drug use reported; scenes shown of the marathon winners Lameck Aguta and Fatuma Roba crossing the finish line.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The continued dispute over the touring exhibition of the Russian Romanov jewels collection updated; scenes shown from outside the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC. [State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS - hopes this dispute can be resolved in light of the recent good US-Russia grelations.]
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Britain's line of Wacky Veg! foods aimed at getting kids to eat their vegetables reported.