This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: Garrick Utley, Katherine Couric) Report introduced.
(Shadyside, Ohio: Dan Molina) Fading of hope for finding more survivors in flood waters in Shadyside, Ohio, featured; scenes shown of searches for bodies and survivors in and around Ohio River. [In churches, two MINISTERS - lead prayers.] [RESIDENT - says it is unbelievable.] [WORKER - says red tags indicate bodies.]
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Bad weather in Midwest reported; details given of tornadoes near farming communities of Sioux City, Iowa, and Madison, Nebraska; scenes shown of flooding in Des Moines, Iowa, and on Iowa State University campus.
(Studio: Katherine Couric) Socialists, formerly the Communists, reported expected to dominate second series of elections in Bulgaria; scenes shown of balloting.
(Studio: Katherine Couric) Return to the streets of anti- government protesters in Romania following pledge by government to guarantee freedom of political expression after three days of violence reported; scenes shown of demonstrations against President Ion Iliescu in Bucharest, Romania. Criticism that Iliescu's government is dominated by ex-Communists from regime of deposed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu noted.
(Studio: Katherine Couric) Statement from suspected West German terrorist who was arrested in East Germany that secret police there gave her refuge in 1980.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Frankfurt: Mike Boettcher) Proposal raised at meeting of East German parliament to reunify at once examined; scenes shown from East Berlin. Decision by East German Prime Minister Lothar de Maiziere to put immediate reunification on hold noted. Demonstrators outside parliament noted urging that reunification process be slowed down. [PROTESTER - says it is happening too fast.] Scenes shown of West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl in the crowds. Currency change, the first upcoming step in economic reunification, explained. Response of USSR to approach of political reunification detailed.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Series of armed confrontations last night between police and blacks in South Africa reported.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Father's Day mentioned. Report introduced.
(Studio: Katherine Couric) Programs to help fathers to come back to their families or help fathers deal with their kids examined; scenes shown from Philadelphia of meeting of Dad and Me group. [Father Glenn SMITH - talks about having to learn how to behave with his child.] Fatherless families noted to be the norm in black community; statistics outlined on screen. ["Manhood" author Stephen SHAPIRO - says absence of fathers is damaging to the culture.] [In Dayton, Ohio, young father Larry SIMS, high school principal J. Thomas WEBB - comment on the problem of black fathers and kids.] [SHAPIRO, SIMS - comment further.] Need for more positive images of fatherhood explained; details given of evidence that fathers are becoming more involved in parenting. President Bush noted expected to veto parental leave bill which would give time off for parents to care for new or sick kids.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Golfer Hale Irwin reported tying for first place with Mike Donald in United States Open tournament; scenes shown of Irwin celebrating sinking of final putt.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Prediction that little oil that spilled from tanker Mega Borg in Gulf of Mexico will wash ashore in Texas reported; scenes shown of ship.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report in "Los Angeles Times" that federal government will file suit against companies that are polluting California's coastal waters with toxic chemicals noted.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Announcement by Greyhound that it is banning smoking on its buses reported.
(Studio: Katherine Couric) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Robert Bazell) AIDS conference in San Francisco previewed; details given of hope that there will be a miracle cure. [AIDS patient Nick VALENTINO - says he feels like he is in a war.] [AIDS patient who received blood-heating treatment, Carl CRAWFORD - says he got a second chance.] [University of California-San Francisco Dr. Donald ABRAMS - talks about this new procedure.] Use of experimental drugs, such as AZT and DDI, in prolonging life of AIDS patients reviewed.
(Studio: Garrick Utley, Katherine Couric) Twenty-third annual hollerin' contest in Spivey's Corner, North Carolina, reported; scenes shown of many participants hollerin' in contest won by librarian Gene Jackson.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Bright bold colors in new movie "Dick Tracy" and in new crayons made by Crayola reported; scenes shown; ramifications of shift away from muted color tones noted.