This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cands. Robert Dole and Vice President George Bush discussed. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Lisa Myers) Dole shown campaign [DOLE - comments on Bush.] Dole's radio ad broadcast Dole's TV advertisement shown. Ads. noted attacking Bush. Dole mentioned portraying relationship with President Reagan differently in New Hampshire than in Iowa. [DOLE - shows letter of appreciation from Reagan.] Letter shown and discussed. Dole reported attempting to gain candidate Jack Kemp's supporters. [KEMP - comments on Dole.] Bush aides quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [In Nashua, New Hampshire, Vice President George BUSH - says campaign won't be finished if loses New Hampshire. Notes President Reagan lost Iowa and won campaign Comments on Iran/Contra scandal. Discusses Tower commission report and Amiram Nir. Comments on Attorney General Edwin Meese's conduct and convict Ray. Donovan syndrome. Praises White House chief of staff Howard Baker's management of Meese situation.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Cands. Paul Simon and Richard Gephardt discussed. Simon's visit to New Hampshire's Seabrook nuclear power plant and accusations against Gephardt mentioned. Gephardt quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States peace plan reported being introduced to Israeli leaders while another Palestinian killed by troops on West Bank, Israel. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Immad Humlowie's funeral featured in Gaza; details given, scenes shown. Friends quoted. United States envoy Richard Murphy shown being greeted by foreign minister Shimon Peres. United States peace plan Murphy is presenting illustration Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's concerns detailed; USSR mentioned. Peres noted endorsing plan but expressing reservations. [MURPHY - comments on mtgs.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders noted objecting to plan. [PLO spokesperson Bassam Abu SHARIF - denigrates plan.] Palestinian slogan regarding PLO quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States Justice Department reported ordering closing of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) observer mission at UN. Attorney General Edwin Meese noted making decision to close PLO ofc. despite State Department objections. Arab leaders quoted. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in Greece reported deporting Palestinians to Israel; details given. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Israeli officials quoted. Trip noted delayed indefinitely.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-aide to Panamanian general Manuel Antonio Noriega, Jose Blandon, reported continuing testimony before Senate Foreign Relations Committee Blandon reported claiming Vice President George Bush called Noriega before 1983 Grenada invasion and told him to warn Fidel Castro of passing United States forces. Bush quoted. Noriega opponents shown fighting police in Panama City, Panama. Riots noted beginning when Noriega indicted by Miami, Florida, grand jury.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) San Francisco, California, federal appeals court ruling discussed regarding homosexuals in United States Army. Report introduced.
(DC: Carl Stern) sergeant Perry Watkins' case featured; details given, scenes shown. [WATKINS - comments on situation.] Ruling discussed. [National Gay Task Force spokesperson Jeff LEVI - praises ruling.] Supreme Court noted being approached with case. Supreme Court's ruling on Michael Hardwick's case discussed. Ret. Justice Lewis Powell noted deciding vote in case. Anthony Kennedy noted replacing Powell. Kennedy's record on homosexuality issues detailed. Pentagon sources quoted. [National Gay Rights Advocates spokesperson Leonard GRAFF - says more gays will now join armed forces.] Ruling discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Educ. Secretary William Bennett reported announcing states that haven't done enough to end segregation; states listed. Bennett quoted regarding 1964 Civil Rights Act.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Denver, Colorado, television News helicopter pilot Mike Silva's heroic actions in yesterday's bank robbery recalled. Report introduced.
(Denver, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Silva reported being called hero. Silva noted having to answer FAA's questions regarding possible safety violations. Silva mentioned facing possible license revocation. [SILVA - comments on situation.] [News director KCNC-TV Marv ROCKFORD - praises Silva.] Scenes shown from yesterday's chase and shooting of suspect. Police noted accused of using excessive force. 271
[Denver police chief Ari ZAVARAS - defends police actions.] [Hostage John LAURIENTI - praises Silva.] television news helicopters noted becoming more involved in dramatic rescues; scenes shown. National Trans. Safety Bd. and Federal Aviation Administration mentioned complaining news helicopters flying too close to disaster scenes. California fire incident recalled. [Voice of Denver police DISPATCHER - cites news helicopter's location.] Denver police noted planning to give Silva medal of honor.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan's new hearing aid discussed. White House officials quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Connie Chung) Tom Sawyer reported serving time in Florida prison for murder he swears didn't commit. Sawyer's alcoholic past discussed. [Ex- roommate Penny BRADEN - says Sawyer isn't violent.] 1986 murder of Sawyer's neighbor Janet Staschak discussed; details given, scenes shown. [SAWYER - says police almost convinced him he killed Staschak during blackout.] Newspaper articles shown. [Sawyer's attorney Joe DONAHAY - says Sawyer is victim.] [Defense psychiatrist Glen GALLOWAY - says Sawyer was coerced.] Clearwater, Florida, police tape shown of scene. Police reported lying to Sawyer. [SAWYER - comments on