This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(DC: Robin Lloyd) Criticism by Congress and USSR of administration's decision to proceed with underground nuclear test in Nevada examined; scenes shown. [Arms Control and Disarmament Agency director Ken. ADELMAN - explains administration's dismissal of Soviet moratorium on such tests; cites President John F. Kennedy's attitude toward issue.] Push by some Congressmen for halt to all nuclear test funds mentioned. [Senator Mark HATFIELD - questions administration's "macho game plan."] [ADELMAN - blames USSR for current stalemate in arms negotiations.] Mikhail Gorbachev's comparable criticism last month and recent warning along same lines to Secretary of State George Shultz by Soviet prime minister Nikolai Ryzhkov recalled. Possibility of 2nd United States-USSR summit this year mentioned.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Discovery of further Contac, Teldrin and Dietac capsules contaminated with rat poisoning reported
(NYC: Jennifer McLogan) Status of investigation into contamination of SmithKline Beckman prods. examined; scenes shown. [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) deputy commissioner John NORRIS - explains amount of poisoning found so far.] [Company spokesperson Dr. Stanley CROOKE - comments on poison used.] [Corporation vice president Tom COLLINS - describes extortionist identification self as "Gary."] [President Henry WENDT - doesn't regard such terrorism as capsule problem.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) San Francisco police reported finding Contac package indicating tampering; details given.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Philippines President Corazon Aquino's appeal to communist insurgents described. Ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos reviewed; her presence at graduation ceremonies today featured. [AQUINO - warns insurgents to rejoin society or face new military; notes military's new role in Philippines.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) Iowa disc jockey reported urging listeners to donate shoes to Imelda Marcos; details given.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Survey of physicists by Union of Concerned Scientists on Star Wars outlined.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Haitian junta leader General Henri Namphy reported replacing some cabinet leaders believed loyal to ousted dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier in response to growing civil unrest; details given.
(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: David Hazinski) Public's response to new military government examined; scenes shown. Econ. and political problems plaguing government considered.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Agriculture Department's analysis of average farmer's revenue on consumer dollar reported
(Russell, Minnesota: Jim Cummins) Farm crisis' impact on Minnesota farmer Paul Swift and family examined; scenes shown. Elaine Swift's role in family economy described. [Elaine SWIFT - feels trend is evident; explains.] [Tom ALEX, FARMERS - discuss their situation.] [Minnesota council of churches executive director Dr. Margaret THOMAS - cites importance of family members remaining on farm.] [Elaine SWIFT - defs. her job off the farm.] [Paul SWIFT - retains hope of survival.]
(Studio: Connie Chung) Contd. tour of United States by USSR school girl Katya Lycheva in memory of Samantha Smith described; scenes shown.
(Studio: Connie Chung) President Reagan's continued lobbying for military aid to anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas described, quoted.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Percentage of toxic waste dumps not yet inspected by EPA to determine if they were closed safely noted; details given. Reaction of Representative James Florio mentioned.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Vail, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Concern over unusual rate of occurrence of birth defect craniosynostosis in Colorado mount communities examined; Dr. Joseph Rossi's treatment of infant Paul cited as example Photos shown. [Epidemiologist Dr. Stan FERGUSON - cites possible causes.] [ROSSI - wants investigation.] [Mary Ellen COPE, Susan BIRD - cite lack of government concern, emotional impact on families.] Status of Bird's and Kathy Harper's children mentioned.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Ctrs. for Disease Control said beginning investigation next week
(Studio: Connie Chung) Death of imprisoned financier Michele Sindona reported; details given. Background to his convictions recalled.
(Studio: Connie Chung) House subcommittee said holding hearings next week on compensation for Japanese-Americans imprisoned without trial during World War II.
(Seattle, WA: George Lewis) Gordon Hirabayashi's commitment to receive compensation for imprisoned Japanese-Americans from United States government examined; scenes shown. [HIRABAYASHI - explains his commitment to issue.] His background and experience during World War II reviewed; United States government propaganda film shown. [HIRABAYASHI - conts. discussion.] Recent discovery that government lied about motive behind its imprisonment program, ordered by Lieutenant General John DeWitt, recalled. [Attorney Roger SHIMIZU - quotes DeWitt's racism.] Basis of Hirabayashi's legal attack outlined, discussed. [HIRABAYASHI - praises court ruling.]