This program is 27 minutes long
(East Berlin: Garrick Utley) Day that East Germany switched to West Germany's currency system reviewed; scenes shown to illustrate the new prosperity and new uncertainties. [East German WOMAN - (thru translator) says things will be different.] [Border GUARD - (thru translator) says it is a sad feeling.] Report introduced.
(Berlin: Martin Fletcher) Impact of unification on East German workers featured. [West German brewer Hans Joachim LOLL - predicts beer sales will go up.] [East German brewer Detlef DEHN - (thru translator) defends his brew.] West Germany's concern that East Germans who lose their jobs will flood into the west noted. East Germany's crash landing into capitalism further discussed.
(Berlin: Garrick Utley) Former KGB chief of counterintelligence Oleg Kalugin reported stripped of his military rank by President Mikhail Gorbachev for claiming the spy agency had too much power.
(Berlin: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(Moscow: Jim Maceda) Reopening of oil and gas pipelines into Lithuania following the republic's agreement to freeze its declaration of independence featured; details given of statement from Lithuanian Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene that talks with Moscow could now begin; scenes shown of Lithuanian President Vytautas Landsbergis visiting Estonia. Impact embargo has had on Lithuania reviewed. Move said to be a boost for President Mikhail Gorbachev's prestige on eve of Communist party congress. ...... (Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Response of President Bush to latest developments in Lithuania reported.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Scenes shown of Nelson Mandela's farewell appearance in Oakland, California.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Dying down of wildfires in West reported.
(Glendale, California: Bill Lagattuta) Aftermath of fires in drought- stricken Southern California featured; scenes shown from Glendale, California, Santa Barbara, California, and San Diego. Area's water-rationing plans outlined. [Southern California metropolitan water district Ed THORNHILL - comments.] [Homeowner Marilyn CHULACK - says Southern California has a serious problem.]
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Meeting of Democrats in Portland, OR, to declare war on President Bush's White House due to the savings and loan crisis reported; statement from Democratic national chairman Ron Brown quoted.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Release by Ecuadoran kidnappers of Scott Heimdal following payment of ransom raised by his hometown Peoria, Illinois, reported.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) State Department's recent decision to pull Peace Corps workers out of the Philippines noted.
(Washington: Henry Champ) The changing Peace Corps adapting to a changing world featured; scenes shown of Peace Corps volunteers in Hungary. [Hungarian program director Vance HYNDMAN - says country is begging for Peace Corps volunteers.] [Peace Corps director Paul COVERDELL - says we are building a link for United States in an interdependent world.] [In Costa Rica, Peace Corps worker Elizabeth HORNBROOK - says people are very independent and resist cooperation.] [Former Peace Corps teacher Pat REILLY - recalls her experience.] USSR 's interest in Peace Corps detailed.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Victories by Argentina and Italy at World Cup soccer matches reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Two baseball no-hitters last night reported; scenes shown of pitchers Fernando Valenzuela, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Dave Stewart, of the Oakland A's, during their historic games.
(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.
(Charlotte, North Carolina: Kenley Jones) Changing base of spectators for sport of stock car racing featured; scenes shown from accident in race at Daytona Beach, Florida. [Charlotte Motor Speedway president H.A. "Humpy" WHEELER - talks about female race fans.] [Three WOMEN - comment.] [Heinz marketing manager Barbara BEHRMAN - says racing is terrific market for products purchased by women.] [WOMAN - comments.] Opening of new movie, "Days of Thunder", that is expected to give the sport a new boost in popularity noted; film scenes shown. [NASCAR vice president Jim FOSTER - says film will open the sport to new fans.]
(Berlin: Garrick Utley) The last forty-five years in Germany, in light of today's unification, reviewed; historical film shown to illustrate Germany's postwar history.