This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-Reagan budget director James Miller quoted with regard to budget deficit. Dollar reported falling; scenes shown from Tokyo, Japan, market Housing starts discussed. Report introduced.
(Studio: Mike Jensen) United States economy reported expanding; details given, scenes shown. [Econ. Sam NAKAGAMA - says recession is doubtful.] Dollar and stock prices noted falling. [Prudential-Bache spokesperson Hildegard ZAGORSKI - comments.] Dollar's fall noted reaction to increasing United States debt. Econs. noted predicting rose of interest rates.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Mike Jensen) Rising interest rates discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Vice President George Bush reported appointed New Hampshire Governor John Sununu as White House chief of staff. Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) [BUSH - praises Sununu.] Bush noted also nominating campaign manager Lee Atwater to lead Republican party Bush's rejection of aide Craig Fuller for chief of staff noted. [BUSH, SUNUNU - comment.] Sununu recalled only governor refusing to repudiate United Nations resolution with regard to Zionism and racism. [American Jewish Committee spokesperson Hyman BOOKBINDER - comments.] [SUNUNU - reassures Jewish community.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Atwater and Sununu noted known for their toughness. Bush reported meeting with ex-Senator John Tower with regard to Defense Secretary position; Alcoa chairperson Paul O'Neill mentioned also being considered.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Dorothea Montalvo Puente, suspect in Sacramento boardinghse. murders, reported apprehended. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Keith Morrison) Boardinghse. murder case featured. [PROSECUTOR - says he'll ask for death penalty.] Recovery of bodies from Puente's yard recalled; details given, scenes shown. [Sacramento police chief John KEARNS - comments.] [Man who identification Puente, Charles WILLGUES - comments on recognizing Puente.] Puente shown being returned to custody in jet chartered by television station [PUENTE - denies murder charges.] Investigation discussed; Puentes' criminal record noted. [PUENTE - comments.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Great American Smokeout discussed. Government report comparing life expectancy of smokers to nonsmokers discussed; results illustration
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Opposition leader Benazir Bhutto reported claiming victory in Pakistan's elecs. Report introduced.
(Larkana, Pakistan: Mike Boettcher) Bhutto's success in Pakistan pols. featured; details given, scenes shown. [BHUTTO - says win is mandate for freedom and promises close relations with US.] United States noted using Pakistan borders to trans. supplies to Afghan rebels. Bhutto's opponents noted insisting that Moslem nation won't follow woman.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli soldiers reported wounding Palestinian protesters during street battles in occupied territories; details given, Palestinian declaration of independent mentioned.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pro-Nazi gunman Barend Strydom's rampage in Pretoria, South Africa, earlier this week recalled. Report introduced.
(Johannesburg, South Africa: Robin Lloyd) Strydom's arraignment shown; details of his leadership of White Wolves given. [Shooting VICTIM - says Strydom enjoyed the rampage.] Black activist Winnie Mandela shown attending victim's funeral. [MANDELA - condemns white supremacist groups.] Govt. reported banning group called White Liberation Mvt.; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR republic of Estonia recalled declaring right to veto Soviet laws from Moscow; USSR officials quoted. Republic of Lithuania noted enacting parliamentary procedure similar to that of Estonia; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Denver, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Boxcars loaded with radioactive waste reported remaining outside Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant near Denver; details given, scenes shown. [EPA inspector Nat MIULLO - comments on situation.] [Governor Roy ROMER - says Rocky Flats waste storage facilities are full.] [ID Governor Cecil ANDRUS - refuses to receive more nuclear waste.] [New Mexico Governor Garrey CARRUTHERS - comments on nuclear storage facility under construction.] New Mexico facility opening date given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Studio: John Chancellor) Recent computer "virus" invasion recalled; various columnists quoted; modern ethics analyzed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Vietnamese refugee Tue Nguyen reported receiving his 7th degree from MIT; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) French wine-producing mastery noted; annual unveiling of Beaujolais nouveau mentioned. Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: Stephen Frazier) Japanese wine producers reported introducing their Beaujolais nouveau hrs. before French ceremonies; Orson Welles' famous wine slogan quoted. [MEN - (thru translator) comment on wine.] Japanese noted consuming little wine.