This program is 27 minutes long
(Studio: John Dancy) Report introduced.
(Kennebunkport: Jim Miklaszewski) Announcement by President Bush of one-day meeting with President Mikhail Gorbachev to affirm US-USSR solidarity on the Persian Gulf crisis reported. [BUSH - says there are a wide array of questions to be discussed and that Soviets are not to be mediators with Iraq.] [Earlier, National Security Adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - denies meeting, then changes mind.] [BUSH - says one day is enough.] Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned.
(Studio: John Dancy; Kennebunkport: Jim Miklaszewski) Technical problems noted delaying report from Moscow correspondent. Importance of this meeting for Bush and Gorbachev analyzed.
(Studio: John Dancy) Ending of talks in Jordan between United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar and Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz aimed at resolving the Persian Gulf crisis featured; scenes shown following their meeting. [AZIZ - says the talks with United Nations Secretary General have been useful.]
(Studio: John Dancy) Flights of hostages out of Iraq detailed. Report introduced.
(Baghdad: David Paige) Hostages who are leaving without their husbands featured; scenes shown; people's stories outlined. [Wives Monterey VAN ENGELEN Debbie WILLIS, Honey JESSIE - comment.]
(Studio: John Dancy) State Department's concern that Iraq is using visa process to locate American and British men outlined. President Bush's comments on hostages quoted.
(Studio: John Dancy) Beginning of rationing of staples in Iraq reported.
(Studio: John Dancy) Defensive posture of United States troops in Saudi Arabia outlined. Report introduced.
(Saudi Arabia: Arthur Kent) Saudi Arabian views on diplomacy and the multinational force situated in their country featured; scenes shown of troops in training; details given of Saudi hope that Iraq can be persuaded to withdraw from Kuwait. [SOLDIER - comments.] Saudi view on hostages in Kuwait and Iraq explained. Preparations of United States military in its defensive, and possibly offensive, positions outlined.
(Studio: John Dancy) United States reported sending message to Iraq that it is standing by its ally Israel by sending arms there to offset recent weapons sales to Saudi Arabia. President Bush noted likely to forgive Egypt's military debt in reward for its support of embargo against Iraq. [Desert dispatches hello.]
(Studio: John Dancy) Decision by world's major airlines to raise air fares because of rise in price of jet fuel since Iraq invaded Kuwait reported.
(Studio: John Dancy) Report introduced.
(Santa Barbara: David Burrington) Dispute between environmentalists and oil industry over offshore oil field at Point Arguello, California, featured; various oil scenes shown. [Chevron spokesman Mike MARCY - says we can't begin operation.] ["Get Oil Out" Carole Ann COLE - comments.] Formation of environmental group after 1969 Santa Barbara, California, oil spill noted. Chevron's efforts to ship by tanker instead of pipeline detailed. [County board of supervisors Tom ROGERS - talks about pipelining.] [Pipeline OPERATOR - says Chevron's oil can be handled.] [California coastal commission Susan HANSCH - says Chevron wants to use tankers because it is cheaper than pipelines.]
(Studio: John Dancy) Parade of masked clansmen in Georgia reported; scenes shown from Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Gainesville, Georgia; details given of recent court decision about clansmen and wearing of masks.
(Studio: John Dancy) Decline in holiday travel due to the slowing economy noted.
(Washington: Irving R. Levine) Reasons for sluggish Labor Day sales examined; scenes shown. [Clothing store owner Lachu KESWANI, WOMAN, auto dealer Jerry HOLLAND, restaurant manager Gigi DEL MAESTRO, luggage salesman Evan HAFT - comment on the economy.]
(Studio: John Dancy) Survey findings that most teachers are disenchanted with school reform and working conditions reported.
(Studio: John Dancy) Decision by California lawmakers not to hold their presidential primaries earlier in the year reported.
(Studio: John Dancy) Canadian troops reported ending a standoff with Mohawk Indians in Quebec, Canada.
(Studio: John Dancy) Signing by rival black factions of peace treaty to end the violence in South Africa reported.
(Studio: John Dancy) Making of baseball history when father Ken Griffey, Senior, and son Ken Griffey, Junior, played along side one another in a major league game for the Seattle Mariners reported; scenes shown from practice and game. [GRIFFEY, Senior - comments.]