This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) The declaration by Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko of a state of emergency reported.
(Kisangani, Zaire: Catherine Bond) The plight of the refugees in Zaire featured; scenes shown of malnourished children and injured, starving people. [Doctors Without Borders Pascale DELCHEVALERIE, Zairian rebel leader Laurent KABILA, UNHCR Filippo GRANDI - comment on the refugee problem.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report from Representative Tony Hall on the famine in North Korea outlined. [HALL - says North Korea is facing a disaster of gigantic proportions.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Violence in the West Bank city of Hebron reported; scenes shown of the Israeli troops and Palestinians clashing.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The early landing of the space shuttle Columbia because of problems with a generator/fuel cell shown.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Betsy Aaron) Problems on the Russian space station Mir featured; scenes shown from the aging Mir. [Cosmonaut Valery POLYAKOV - (thru translator) says the station is breaking down.] New supplies being sent to the space station listed. The project's need for money noted. [Russian space agency director Yuri KOPTEV - (thru translator) comments on the decline in research.]
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Scientists' wait for arrival of a solar flare due to hit the earth on Wednesday reported.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) war correspondent Martin Bell said running for Parliament in Britain against Conservative Party's Neil Hamilton; scenes shown of the two confronting each other. [HAMILTON, BELL - exchange word about Hamilton's alleged corruption.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Meeting of Canadian President Jean Chretien and President Clinton for trade talks reported; details given of their differences over Cuba policy. [CHRETIEN - speaks about the partnership and areas of agreement.] Canada said seeking United States aid for a Canada-led peacekeeping mission in Haiti.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Letters from Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) to families of victims of Flight 800 offering to settle claims reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Court ruling upholding California's Proposition 209, which abolishes the state's affirmative action programs, reported.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Continued bad weather in the northern plains states updated; scenes shown from Granite Falls, Minnesota.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Studio: Byron Miranda) Weather forecasts for the United States and Europe presented; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.
(On the Ivindo River in Gabon: Gary Strieker) The mission of environmental activist Giuseppe Vassallo to save the rain forest in the African nation of Gabon featured; scenes shown the Ivindo River through the Mingouli region that is being opened to logging. [VASSALLO - says they are cutting this paradise.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The declaration by Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko of a state of emergency reviewed. [Zairian rebel leader Laurent KABILA - talks about what is happening in Zaire.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) United States Census Bureau statistics on the increase in US residents born outside the country cited.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The continued search in the American West for a missing Air Force plane reported.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Accusations that United States Marines stationed in Brisbane, Australia, assisted police in the beating of a group of aborigines reported; video camera footage shown.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Accusations by Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich that Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat is waging a war of terrorism against Israel reported.
(State Department: Steve Hurst) President Clinton's approach to the Middle East peace process featured. [CLINTON, State Department spokesman Nicholas BURNS - outline the course of negotiations.] [Nixon Center Geoffrey KEMP - assesses Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's mood of defiance during his meeting with Clinton.] [Palestinian Council member Hanan ASHRAWI - comments.] The prospects for a regional visit by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright mentioned.
(New York: Myron Kandel) The business report presented: Stock Market Report, treasury bond figures. [Holland Capital Management chief investment officer Louis HOLLAND - assesses the stock market corrections.]
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The role of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in the Middle East peace process recalled. Interview held with his widow, who has written a book entitled "Rabin: Our Life, His Legacy". [Leah RABIN - says her husband's legacy is peace, that Israel wants peace with security, that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bears some of the responsibility for Rabin's death for creating the horrible political climate against her husband, his relationship for peace with Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat; says the background for peace has evaporated since the Likud Party took office and that peace is dependent on an atmosphere of trust and respect.]
(Studio: Phil Jones) UEFA cup soccer scores and the Masters Golf preview reported; scenes shown. [Golfer Greg NORMAN - comments on his collapse in the tournament last year.]