This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Attempt to oust Panama general Manuel Noriega reported failing. Secretary of State George Shultz reported remaining in Washington, DC to resolve Noriega issue. President Reagan noted en route to Moscow summit. Report introduced.
(DC: Jim Miklaszewski) [SHULTZ - announces negotiations collapse.] Deal noted so close that Reagan had planned to announce it prior to leaving for Moscow. Shultz quoted with regard to Noriega's ploys. [SHULTZ - comments on Noriega's attitude.] Tentative deal outlined on screen. [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - comments on using force.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - attacks administration] State Department officials quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Jim Miklaszewski) Possibilities of coup d'etat discussed; intelligence sources quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; Panama City, Panama: Ed Rabel) Possibilities of overthrowing Noriega discussed. Noriega reported replacing officers with younger men he trusts. Noriega reported receiving assistance from Cuba. Sources quoted with regard to deal with US. Noriega reported addressing national assembly and planning to use forum to blast US.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [In DC, Senator John KERRY - comments on using military force to oust Noriega; blames administration for problems; says situation harmed United States foreign policy and war on drugs.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) INF treaty expected to be ratified by Senator prior to President Reagan's first meeting with USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President and Nancy Reagan shown arriving in Helsinki, Finland, en route to Moscow; details given. Report introduced.
(Helsinki, Finland: Chris Wallace) Reagans' departure for summit featured; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - comments on goals for summit.] Reagan quoted with regard to USSR 's human rights violations and role in South Africa and Persian Gulf. [REAGAN - comments on possible START treaty.] US officials quoted with regard to Reagan's activities in Moscow. [Last year, National Sec. Advr. Colin POWELL - comments on summit goals.] Senate leaders reported attempting to ratify INF treaty. [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments on treaty.] White House officials quoted with regard to Finland stopover.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) USSR human rights activists reported maintaining that insufficient progress made. USSR 's use of mental hospitals to keep dissidents quiet featured. Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Garrick Utley) USSR authorities reported denying that mental hospitals used to punish political dissidents. [Dissident Karin SAKIEN - comments on years spent in psychiatric hospital.] USSR mental hospitals noted requiring only diagnosis for commitment; diagnoses detailed. Scenes shown from psychiatric evaluations. [Serbsky Institution director Georgi MOROSOV - (thru translator) says accusations false.] [USSR psychiatrist Anatoli KORIAGAN - (thru translator) comments on being imprisoned for years after exposing abuses and calls Morosov criminal.] [MOROSOV - (thru translator) denies accusations.] Psychiatry noted abused by imprisoning those who don't need mental help. [Ex-mental hospital PATIENT - (thru translator) comments on ethnic organization involvement and being injected with drugs.] [Dr. Alexander CHIRKAN - (thru translator) defends policy.] USSR authorities reported releasing some political dissidents from mental hospitals. Helsinki Watch, human rights organization, reported documenting several cases. Patient's drawing shown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli forces reported raiding pro-Iranian Hizballah strongholds in Lebanon; Israeli officials quoted. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Scenes from attack shown; details given. Last month's raid recalled. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - justifies raid.] Israeli officials quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-Philippines president Ferdinand Marcos reported in intensive care in Hawaii hospital; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Studio: John Chancellor) Deal general Manuel Noriega rejected outlined. Noriega noted foolish to refuse deal. Noriega noted danger to Vice President George Bush's campaign '88; details given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Overturned propane truck reported burning on Long Island, New York. Families noted evacuated; details given. Teens reported stealing search lights off fire truck while firefighters attempting to put out blaze.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: George Lewis) New United States yacht for America's Cup race featured; details given, scenes shown. ["Sail American" spokesperson Tom EHMAN - says boat legal.] Last year's win in San Diego recalled; scenes shown. [New Zealand spokesperson Michael FAY - challenges US.] Fay's design shown. Fay's attys. noted in NYC, arguing that United States boat too odd. [EHMAN - comments on situation.]