This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Impact of Pacific storm upon California discussed. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Don Oliver) Waves shown crashing across California's Redondo Beach; details given of damages. News helicopter shown rescuing people from hotel roof. Blue Moon Saloon mentioned struck by waves while crowded. [WOMAN - describes scene.] Malibu, California, homes' damages discussed. Entrepreneur Marvin Davis' home mentioned being damaged. [Caretaker Bud OBER - describes storm.] Death toll given. Storm noted causing snowfall in Arizona. Surfers shown enjoying waves.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) San Diego, California, zoo reported unable to open due to storm; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan and Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega Saavedra reported voicing views on aid to Contras issue. Ortega quoted regarding aid to Contras and Central American peace plan. Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) Reagan administration's new aid to Contras campaign discussed and illustration [Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - comments on situation.] Ortega's demonstrations of peace plan compliance illustration Ortega quoted. Central American summit in Costa Rica mentioned. [On "Meet the Press" Costa Rican President Oscar ARIAS SANCHEZ - says if Ortega reaches agreement with Contras, US aid should be discontinued.] White House aides quoted. Congress vote on Reagan proposals mentioned. [Representative Dick CHENEY - warns Ortega not trustworthy.] [Representative Jim WRIGHT - says Reagan administration wants military solution.] White House officials quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Argentine President Raul Alfonsin reported suppressing military challenge. Colonel Aldo Rico noted leading uprising; details given. Scenes shown of Buenos Aires airport after rebellion's collapse. Rico's efforts detailed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Haiti elecs. discussed. Opposition leaders noted calling elec. farcical; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Marion, UT, police reported surrounding family compound of suspected Mormon church building bomber, Addam Swapp. Police quoted. Details given; scenes shown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Arizona Governor Evan Mecham reported facing impeachment proceedings and recall election; details given. Secretary of State noted having enough signatures to force recall election Mecham's other charges discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator Robert Dole reported attacking Vice President George Bush's affluent background in New Hampshire campaign Iowa's "Des Moines Register" poll results discussed. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Lisa Myers) Dole's class warfare strategy described. [DOLE - says Bush's never been poor.] Robert and Elizabeth Doles' financial records discussed and illustration [DOLE - says earned money.] Dole's Iowa lead noted. [DOLE - comments on being average American] Bush's Iowa campaign workers mentioned charging Dole's dishonest. [Iowa chairperson Bush campaign George WITTGRAF - comments on Dole's alleged dishonesty.] President Reagan's unpopularity and Iran/Contra scandal reported damaging Bush in Iowa. [BUSH - says wants Iowa's support.] Bush strategists quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Richard Gephardt reported improving status in Iowa. Report introduced.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Dennis Murphy) Gephardt's Iowa campaign featured. [GEPHARDT - campaigns. in Cherokee, Iowa.] Gephardt's proposed trade policies discussed. [GEPHARDT - talks about trade.] Gephardt's television commercial discussed. Gephardt's targets noted including labor, farmers and senior citizens. [Pol. consultant 113
career reviewed. Critics mentioned considering Gephardt's trade views dangerously protectionist. Gephardt's performance in Iowa forum discussed; scenes shown. Gephardt's Iowa campaign organization outlined.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Royal Oak, Michigan, hospital's video shown of L'Esperance test tube quintuplets; details given. Doctors quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported relenting on harsh Palestinian protest position. Shamir quoted. Israeli troops reported lifting curfews in many refugee camps. Report introduced.
(Gaza, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Curfew situation in Gaza Strip, Israel, refugee camps discussed; scenes shown. Israeli aim behind curfews noted. Food shortages and United Nations providing food for refugees mentioned; details given, scenes shown. No. of Palestinians living under curfew noted; Palestinian home featured. [MAN - comments on not having enough food.] Israeli government spokesperson quoted. [For. minister Shimon PERES - says will lift curfew wherever possible.] Army officials noted hoping curfews will stop revolt. PLO mentioned urging continuing unrest.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Nazi war criminal Andrija Artukovic's death in Yugoslavian prison announced; details given of heinous acts committed during World War II.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Philippines' elecs. featured; details given, scenes shown. President Corazon Aquino mentioned supporting many leading cands. Aquino quoted. campaign. violence death toll given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USS Enterprise sailor in Pacific near Hawaiian Island reported falling overboard while sitting in jet fighter; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Scenes shown of Martin Luther King, Junior, celebration in NYC; details given of demand that special prosecutor be named to investigate racial violence. San Francisco, California, celebration featured. Atlanta, Georgia, service shown. Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Kenley Jones) James Barrett and children James, Junior, and Jessica shown attending service in Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church. Scenes shown of service. [BARRETT - comments on important of service.] Barretts shown watching service at King center [Southern Christian Ldrship. Conf. Reverend Joseph LOWERY - comments on King.] Barrett quoted. [BARRETT - says dream lives.] Barrett shown explaining civil rights movement exhibit to children. [CHILDREN - comment on King.] [BARRETT - comments on King's dream.] Peachtree Saint parade shown. Barrett quoted. [BARRETT - says can't repay those who fought for equality.]