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(Studio: Susan Rook) Bush goes to Los Angeles to get a firsthand look at the riots.
(Los Angeles, California: Mary Tillotson) Citizens angry and demanding aid; Bush sympathetic but defended federal government's performance; Korean shops seem to have been a target; President promised federal aid, fostering inner city jobs and businesses. [Remarks from Helen LIM, Grocery Store owner; Remarks from George BUSH; Jack KEMP, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary; Lois HILL, Citizen.]
(Los Angeles, CA: Don Knapp) President's motorcade causes traffic jam; Reception at Mount Zion Baptist Church; Protests outside church [Interviews with unnamed CITIZENS; Remarks from angry CITIZENS; Interviews with Patricia MOORE, Compton City Council; Diana WATSON, (D) California State Senate.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Daryl Gates, Los Angeles police chief criticizing his own officers' handling of riots; Critics say he acted too slowly and was absent when needed; Gates will step down from post next month. [ Interview with Chief Daryl GATES, LA Police Chief.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Acquittal of policeman who beat Rodney King; Juror stands by decision.
(Los Angeles: Patti Paniccia) Juror has no regrets for his decision. [Interview with Anna WHITING, Juror.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Emphasis on healing racial tension in New York.
(White Plains, New York: Charles Feldman) Bringing together participants in police brutality cases with racial overtones; Events of last week lay heavily on members of civil trial; Judicially supervised format is an innovative idea; [Excerpt of Maude BRUCE, Mother of victim; Excerpt of Judge Gerard GOETTEL, United States District Court; Norman SIEGEL, ACLU; Interviews with Frederic BREWINGTON, Victim's Attorney; Gerard GOETTEL.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) First mission of Space Shuttle Endeavor underway.
(Studio: Tony Clark) NASA officials launched shuttle thirty minutes behind schedule; Seven day mission; Communications satellite will be brought in and a booster will be added to it; First of three space walks for the mission.
(Susan Rook) Documents recovered from Nixon White House raise questions about Perot's anti-Washington approach.
(Washington, D.C.: Candy Crowley) Ross Perot, though never holding an elected office, knows how to manipulate those who do; Perot enjoyed access to White House; Bob Holidman tells Associated Press that Perot offered to put up fifty million dollars to help Nixon; Archive documents indicate that White House Operatives helped Perot with problems with federal agencies. [Interview with Ross PEROT.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Convicted murdered Douglas Hill scheduled to die in Arkansas; AS Governor, Clinton has overseen twenty-six death sentences, of which three have been executed; No one has been granted clemency.
(Susan Rook) Confident about economy; Unemployment dropped to lowest level in eighteen months.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Wal-Mart retail sales rise 26% in April but for Sears, sales fell by 4%; Mixed results from top retailers.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Mortgage rates hold steady at 9.2%; Size of average loan continues to slide.
(Susan Rook) Lending discrimination; Minorities more likely to be rejected by lending institutions.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Pay raises for Congress; Michigan ratifies constitutional amendment that limits pay raises.
(Washington D.C.: Bob Franken) Michigan becomes 38th and final state to ratify amendment that restricts constitutional pay raises; Congress may exercise right to challenge prerogative. [Interview with Bill MARTIN, Michigan State House; Excerpt of Richard GEPHARDT, Representative (D) Majority Leader; Excerpt of Don NICKLES, Senator (R) Oklahoma.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Germany workers accept pay increase of more than five percent; Expected to return to work tomorrow.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Independent group of scientists say nuclear power workers could be at risk.
(Washington, D.C. Deborah Potter) Government says people around nuclear are not at risk but scientists say research is flawed; Department of Energy has done virtually all research which has been called haphazard; DOE should not be in charge of research. [Remarks from Dr. Jack GEIGER, Physicians for Social Responsibility; Dr. David RUSH, PSR; John GLENN, Senator (D) Ohio; Interview with Paul ZIEMER, Energy Department.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Health Care Fraud report indicates fraud is cheating Americans out of seventy billion dollars.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Guns involved in two out of three homicides; Introduces "Violence Out of Control."
(Unnamed Location: Andrew Holtz) Debate over gun control; Personal stories of involvement with guns; Farmer uses guns for legitimate needs around farm and sport; Gun laws have proven to decrease number of homicides; Researchers say the correlation between violence and guns is not clear; Lobbyists argue for both sides. [Interviews with Marvin HOTZ, Farmer; Dr. Craig ZWERLING, University of Iowa; Colin LOFTIN, Ph.D. University of Maryland; Betsy ROSS, Victim; Paul GUNDERSON, Ph.D. National Farm Medical Center; Dr. Arthur KELLERMANN, University of Tennessee; Paul BLACKMAN, Ph.D. National Rifle Association.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) WIlliam Hart, Detroit former police chief; found guilty of embezzlement.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) An appeals court reverses obscenity ruling against rapper Luther Campbell.
(Studio: Susan Rook) "Earth Matters" report introduction.
(Unnamed Location: Sean Calleb) Teaching children to protect themselves against sun's rays. [Patricia FARRIS, Dermatologist.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces sports.
(Studio: Nick Charles) Sports report. [Excerpt of Angel CORDERO JR., Champion Jockey.]
(Studio: Karen Maginnis) Weather report; Local forecasts.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Russia vodka now being sold at market prices.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Mikhail Gorbachev offers his view on Russia's future.
(Chicago, IL: Margaret Lowry) Gorbachev receives cheers and an open welcome from traders of Chicago Exchanges.