This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Race reported tightening between Vice President George Bush and Robert Dole. Reports introduced
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Lisa Myers) Bush shown campaign in Nashua, New Hampshire. Bush aides quoted. Former Senator Barry Goldwater shown endorsing Bush. Goldwater quoted. [GOLDWATER - comments on Bush.] [BUSH - comments on Goldwater endorsement and Iowa loss.] Bush shown addressing senior citizens. [BUSH - attacks Dole.] Bush's negative TV ad against Dole shown. Bush's organization outlined. [BUSH - comments on conviction and how President Reagan won in 1984.] Bush aide quoted.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Bob Kur) Dole shown campaign Dole's aides quoted. [DOLE - says if win New Hampshire, has chance of being nominee.] Photos shown of Robert and Elizabeth Dole. [DOLE - says has been good today and talks to woman in cafe.] Dole's image as mean-spirited noted being softened. [Senator Warren RUDMAN - comments on advice given to Dole.] [Dole pollster Richard WIRTHLIN - comments on Dole.] [DOLE - responds to news of Goldwater endorsing Bush.] [Pol. analyst Kevin PHILLIPS - comments on Dole's enigmatic side and problems resulting from it.] [Pol. analyst John DEARDOURFF - comments on Dole.] Dole's image softening reported working in New Hampshire.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pat Robertson noted claiming USSR has placed missiles in Cuba. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Chris Wallace) [ROBERTSON - comments on missiles in Cuba.] [During debate, ROBERTSON - says USSR violating John F. Kennedy- Nikita Khrushchev accord by placing medium range missiles in Cuba.] campaign. aides' stmts. quoted. Robertson reported receiving information from Senate Foreign Relations Committee staffer David Sullivan. Sullivan's latest statement quoted on screen. White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater quoted on screen. [Cand. Jack KEMP - comments on Robertson's claims.] [BUSH - says glad didn't make those stmts.] Robertson shown sparring with fundamentalist boxer Mike Sampson. Cands. reported challenging Robertson's claims.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Democrat cands. listed. Michael Dukakis reported heavily favored to win New Hampshire primary. Report introduced.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Dennis Murphy) Dukakis shown campaign in Claremont, New Hampshire. Cands. Richard Gephardt and Paul Simon reported running closely for second place. Simon and Gephardt's predicted difficulties from New Hampshire primary to "Super Tuesday" illus.; details given. Funding problems mentioned. Gephardt's protectionist trade ads discussed. Ad. costs given. Dukakis' media expenditures noted. Senator Albert Gore reported having ready funds for ads. Cand. Jesse Jackson noted being so well known that television not essential. [Pol. analyst William SCHNEIDER - urges prudence.] Senator John Glenn's campaign debts recalled.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Poll openings announced. Hamlet of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, polls mentioned opening after midnight. Weather forecast given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli troops reported arrested for burying Palestinian teenagers alive with bulldozer. Teenagers shown being questioned. Teenagers quoted. Army officials quoted. United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, reported condemning Israel's harsh policy toward Palestinians. Deported Palestinians' ferry boat in Cyprus reported damaged by bomb. Palestinians quoted. Report introduced.
(Athens, Greece: Rick Davis) Bombing in Limassol, Cyprus, discussed; scenes shown. Jewish Defense League spokesperson quoted. Yesterday's murder of PLO officials reported caused by car bomb. Greek and Palestinian sources quoted regarding victims' involvement in reserving ship for Palestinian deportees. Palestinians waiting in Athens, Greece, shown receiving news of explosion. [Knesset member Mohammad MIARI - comments on situation.] [Expelled Greek Catholic ABP. - says more determined than ever to go to Israel.] [Israeli peace ACTIVISTS - say will go.] 1947 voyage of Exodus recalled; details given, scenes shown. Palestinians reported hoping for similar world sympathy. [PLO spokesperson Bassam Abu SHARIF - says ship being repaired.] [Israeli foreign minister Shimon PERES - criticizes attempt.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted not announcing when next attempt to sail will be made.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat quoted regarding United States Mideast peace plan.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Austrian president Kurt Waldheim quoted regarding Nazi link issue. Report introduced.
(Vienna, Austria: Paul Miller) Waldheim's television broadcast outlined. Waldheim noted refusing to resign. Chancellor Franz Vranitzky reported threatening to resign if Waldheim doesn't. Vranitzky and other coalition government members reported holding emergency meeting [Parliament member Heinz FISCHER - says Waldheim's speech solved nothing.] Univ. students shown viewing Waldheim's address. [STUDENTS - comment on message.] Historians' report regarding Waldheim's Nazi ties recalled. [Waldheim aide Karl GRUBER - urges cooling period.] Waldheim's options discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Thousands of Nazi files reported missing in West Germany's Berlin Documents Center West German officials reported acknowledging files stolen. Jewish leader quoted regarding likely use of files.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Studio: John Chancellor) Period between Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary discussed. Vice President George Bush and Robert Dole mentioned. Short time between events noted beginning in 1984. Interim noted dangerously short.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Miami, Florida, Eastern Airlines jet bound for Newark, New Jersey, reported experiencing engine failure; details given of flight back to Miami using one engine.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Men's downhill ski results given from '88 Olympics. Swiss skier Pirmin Zurbriggen reported winning gold medal. Report introduced.
(Calgary, Canada: George Lewis) United States skater Dan Jansen featured. Jansen's sister Jane Jansen Beres reported dying of leukemia; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of BERES - says loves brother] Beres reported being touched that Jansen wanted to win gold medal for her. [BERES - says doesn't want brother to feel badly if doesn't win.] [JANSEN - comments on last conversation with sister.] [Bro. Mike JANSEN -praises brother] Jansen quoted. [JANSEN - comments on falling down during race.] Jansen's next race announced. [JANSEN - comments on situation.]