This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States negotiator reported en route to White House after working out deal to oust Panamanian general Manuel Noriega. Reagan administration's aim to drop drug indictments against Noriega in exchange for his departure from Panama noted. Noriega shown making public appearance in Panama. United States attys. quoted with regard to Noriega's drug-related activities. Vice President George Bush and President Reagan reported having different opinions with regard to Noriega issue.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; DC: John Cochran) Noriega's latest demands listed; Manuel Solis Palma and reduction of United States military forces in Panama mentioned. US envoy Michael Kozak mentioned. Bush and Secretary of State George Shultz's divided opinions discussed. Justice Department official quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Woman reported entering classroom in Chicago suburb and opening fire on children; woman quoted. Report introduced.
(Winnetka, Illinois: James Makawa) Parents shown awaiting news of children. [TEACHER - comments on situation.] Woman, identified as Laurie Dann, described as mentally ill. [Winnetka police chief Herbert TIMM - comments on Dann's actions.] Dann noted fleeing school and entering Ruth Ann Andrews' home where she shot Andrews' son. [ANDREWS - comments on incident.] SWAT team noted planning to storm home. Officials noted asserting that Dann set fire to home where she babysat after family informed her they were moving. Dann noted investigated by FBI. [Dr. David WINCHESTER - comments on conds. of children.] Winnetka noted affluent neighborhood with low crime rate.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [In Los Angeles, California, psychologist Dr. Gerard GUMBLETON - says children &parents suffer emotional trauma from such violent incidents; comments on expressing feelings and responding to children's fears.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States Customs Service reported returning Atlantis II to owners after seizure for trace of marijuana on board. "Zero tolerance" anti- drug policy discussed. Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Ed Rabel) "Zero tolerance" noted called "overkill" by opponents. Recent seizures of vessels after searches produced traces of drugs recalled; details given, scenes shown. Monkey Bus., boat that carried Gary Hart and Donna Rice on clandestine cruise, mentioned. [Boat owner John Sebastian GROSS - says boat seized.] Gross' boat noted headed for auction block while yacht returned to owner. [GROSS - says policy is joke.] [Customs chief William VON RABB - comments on policy and mentions Carlos Lehder.] Customs dog shown sniffing passengers for drugs. [PASSENGERS - comment on dog.] Customs officials reported agreeing to modify policy's enforcement. [VON RABB - comments on effort.] Major drug smugglers noted escaping justice.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Jury reported deciding that Colombian drug lord Carlos Lehder's property in Bahamas should be confiscated by government; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Students in Seoul, South Korea, reported attacking US embassy; State Department officials quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Armenians shown demonstrating in front of supreme court in Moscow. Protests in Azerbaijan discussed; details given, scenes shown. Armenians reported asserting that USSR official death toll much lower than number actually killed during last winter's riots. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on Turkish attacks upon Armenians in 1915.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on Turkish atrocities.] Glasnost reported leading to more demonstrations in USSR ; scenes shown. Politburo official and Mikhail Gorbachev's confidant, Alexander Yakolev, reported going to region to return area to order.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United Nations ambassador Vernon Walters reported arriving in Damascus, Syria. United States spokesperson quoted with regard to scope of Walters' visit.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Governor of North Dakota reported declaring state of drought emergency; details given. Report introduced.
(Denver, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Iowa farmers shown praying for rain. Farmer Jerry Nance shown surveying fields. Ranch hands shown burning thorns off cactus so cattle can eat. Ranchers shown selling cattle they can't afford to keep. Map of drought-stricken areas shown; details given, weathermen quoted. [FARMER - comments on drought.] Water shortages across country featured. Storm reported moving E.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Consumer price index figs. discussed; econs. quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) British magazine reported asserting that Australian firm has offered to purchase Mick Jagger's ashes when he dies so egg timers could be produced; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) White House's annual dinner for news photographers featured. [REAGAN - comments on books written by ex-aides and photos.] Reagan quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Cape May, New Jersey: Bill Schechner) Bird watchers world series featured. [Bird watcher Dick TURNER - comments on activity.] Teams shown competing to see and hear most species in one day. [TURNER - comments on game.] Team preparations discussed. [Bird watcher Pete DUNN - comments on hearing birds.] [TURNER - comments on honesty during games and explains why people watch birds.] Dunn's team noted wining. [TURNER - says is ready to go again.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report with regard to Laurie Dann's shooting rampage in Winnetka, Illinois, recalled. Dann noted remaining barricaded in home she stormed.