This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ex-White House chief of staff Don. Regan's "For the Record" featured. Report introduced.
(DC: Chris Wallace) White House spokesperson quoted with regard to Regan book. Nancy Reagan quoted with regard to Regan. [Reagan astrologer Joan QUIGLEY - comments on consultations.] Regan noted asserting that all scheduled events were approved by astrologer; exs. of astrologer's recommendations given, scenes shown. [QUIGLEY - criticizes Regan.] Book's treatment of Nancy Reagan discussed. Nancy Reagan reported accused of having CIA director William Casey fired and quoted with regard to Reagan's comments on abortion during 1987 State of Union address. [Ex-Reagan aide Sheila TATE - says Regan angry that Nancy had role in his dismissal.] Book's description of Reagan outlined. [Senator John ROCKEFELLER - criticizes Regan.] [President historian Michael BESCHLOSS - comments on situation.] Reagans noted viewing book as personal attack. President Reagan quoted from interview with columnist Carl Rowan.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [REGAN - says book's proceeds going to charity; describes Reagans' use of astrology to determine schedules; says Reagan superstitious; describes color-coded calendar; lists positive aspects of pres.; discusses dismissal and reasons for writing book.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Educ. Secretary William Bennett reported resigning from office and planning to write book with regard to education in US.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Gdansk, Poland: Paul Miller) Strikers in Gdansk reported rejecting management's offer that met all demands except legalization of Solidarity. Movement's leader Lech Walesa quoted. Church-appointed mediator Osmazo Wielecki quoted. Many strikers reported returning to homes after attempts made to starve them. Food-smuggling operation featured; details given, scenes shown. Solidarity sources quoted with regard to government Strikers' wives Marianna Corban and Yolanda Helinska featured. Yolanda quoted with regard to husband Szistof Helinska's bravery. Warsaw factory workers reported striking in sympathy with Gdansk protest. Solidarity leaders quoted with regard to government's policy of terror.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Dissidents reported meeting near Moscow, USSR , to estimate second pol. party Report introduced.
(Moscow, USSR : Sandy Gilmour) Democrat organization Yuri Mitiunov featured; details of harassment by KGB given, scenes shown. KGB lieutenant shown demanding documents from Mitiunov. [MITIUNOV - (thru translator) says KGB has no right to demand documents.] [Dissident Alexander RAFCHENKO - (thru translator) comments on maintaining order.] Police visits to dissidents noted common in USSR . KGB noted using intelligence-gathering devices to ascertain identification of dissidents. Mikhail Gorbachev's glasnost policy noted allowing more radical mtgs. to occur. [MITIUNOV - says police against reform.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator Robert Byrd quoted with regard to INF treaty ratification.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw; DC: John Dancy) Senator debate on INF treaty reported delayed indefinitely. Verification problems discussed; USSR noted reneging on agreements.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Panama's banks reported opening; details of bank closings recalled, General Manuel Noriega mentioned.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Hostage Terry Anderson's sister Peggy Say reported in Paris, France, to discuss brother with released hostage Marcel Fontaine. Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Jim Bittermann) Say shown with Fontaine. [SAY - tells Fontaine will bring Anderson when he comes home.] Fontaine quoted re: Anderson. [SAY - describes conversation with Fontaine.] Fontaine quoted re: hostages' fears that forcible rescue attempts would be made. [SAY - describes treatment of hostages.] Say quoted.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israel's supreme court reported refusing to deport American- Palestinian Mubarak Awad; details given. Israeli military spokesperson quoted with regard to number killed during Palestinian uprising.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Houston, Texas: Dan Molina) Corpus Christi, Texas, Girl Scouts selling cookies to sailors on board USS Midway stationed in Japan featured; details of customs duties given, scenes shown. [BROWNIES - express disappointment with regard to sailors not receiving cookies.] [Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - comments on Japanese cookie blockade.] Japanese officials quoted. Midway crew noted getting cookies soon.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Last Friday's report with regard to seizure of property of casual users recalled. Yacht reported seized in Key West, Florida; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) French philosopher Nostradamus' predictions re: devastating earthquake featured. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Keith Morrison) [PEOPLE - comment on predictions.] Scenes shown from Orson Welles' docudrama called "The Man Who Saw Tomorrow". Los Angeles' Griffith Observatory reported inundated with calls with regard to planetary alignment. [MAN - comments on planets.] People shown buying earthquake gear. [MAN - shows shirt.] [Psychiatrist Dr. Robert BUTTERWORTH - comments on earthquake anxiety.] [Astrologer Hamilton FARMER - says earthquake coming.] [Astrologer Shelley von STRUNKLE - says earthquake will occur in NYC.]