This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Philip Morris Companies, Inc, reported taking over Kraft, Incorporated
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Forty million Americans noted having no health insurance Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Keith Morrison) Problems of health care in American featured; details given, scenes shown from neonatal care unit in Los Angeles, California. [Harvard School of Public Health Robert BLENDON - cites health insurance woes.] The poor reported being frozen out of health care; details given of local insurance association in Boston, Massachusetts, Chinatown. [Tulsa, Oklahoma, chamber of commerce spokesperson Jerry ROTHLINE - discusses health care benefits.] [Tulsa busman. Steve O'NEILL - talks about city's incentive plan.] Flint, Michigan, plan explained. [In Eugene, OR, Dr. John KITSHOFER - hopes for adequate level of health care for people in OR.] Health care crisis reported barely surfacing as issue in campaign '88.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Stances by Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis on the "L" word, liberal, noted. Report introduced.
(California: Bob Kur) campaign. by Governor Dukakis in California featured; scenes shown. [On train, DUKAKIS - says he's a liberal in tradition of Franklin Roosevelt and John Kennedy; campaigns.] Dukakis polls reported showing narrowing of gap between cands.] [Dukakis campaign chairperson Paul BROUNTAS - says Americans are fed up with negative campaign] Maryland Republican campaign literature about Willie Horton prison furlough case explained. [DUKAKIS -says Bush must take care of this kind of campaign material.] [On "Face The Nation", Bush campaign chairperson James BAKER - says that literature is unauthorized.] Dukakis campaign strategy reviewed.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) campaign. by Bush in Pennsylvania reported; scenes shown of Bush with John Cardinal Krol.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Firebombing of Israeli bus near Jericho and shooting of Palestinian by Israeli forces on West Bank reported; scenes shown of burn victims from business [MAN - describes incident.] Possible impact of violence on election between Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir and Israeli foreign min. Shimon Peres detailed. Busing of Israeli voters to West Bank shown. [Israeli MAN - says occupied land is key to Israel's survival.] [Israeli Ephraim BENNETT - hopes for peace as alternative to continue tension.] campaign. strategies of both parties detailed. [WOMAN - says she's undecided.] [MAN - says he feels giving up West Bank would not end problems.] Possibility of elec. stalemate noted.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Solidarity spokesperson reported stating that government plans to close shipyard in Gdansk, Poland.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Jacksonville, Illinois: Tom Pettit) Wives of four cands. featured; scenes shown from campaign trail. [Barbara BUSH - explain's her role.] [Kitty DUKAKIS - campaigns. in Texas.] [BUSH - campaigns. in Illinois; talks about nightly phone calls to husband.] [DUKAKIS - talks about conversations with husband.] Photo and interview opportunities shown. [DUKAKIS - urges staff to find her speech.] [Marilyn QUAYLE - campaigns. in Nashville, Tennessee; mentions Beryl Ann Bentsen.] [BUSH - comments on sign.] [DUKAKIS, BUSH - talk about each other.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Arrival of Imelda Marcos in New York City to face chgs. that she and husband, Ferdinand Marcos, looted the Philippines reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) 50th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast announced. Report introduced.
(Grovers Mill, New Jersey: Douglas Kiker) Impact of "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast reviewed; excerpts played, photos shown from 1938. Recollections of Grovers Mill residents given. [Dick STIVES, Henry SEARS, Wally DYE - recall broadcast] Panic resulting from radio program detailed. [Mary STIVES, former state trooper John GENZ - comment.] [Program writer Howard KOCH - recalls people's response.] [In 1938, WELLES - talks about broadcast] [In 1970s, WELLES - says he got a huge laugh out of reaction.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Associated Press dispatch on panic in region of north Portugal upon rebroadcast of "War of the Worlds" quoted.