This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Recent Los Angeles Riots; Officer Laurence Powell was ordered to be retried; Given negative and violent response, Powell's counsel says no way to have a fair trial. [Excerpts of Michael STONE, Laurence Powell's Attorney; Alan YOCHELSON, Prosecutor]
(Los Angeles, CA: Ann McDermott) Some fear violence could have occurred again if Powell was not retried; A Unity meeting full of people who have lost faith in justice system. [Interviews with unnamed CITIZENS; Chief Daryl GATES, Los Angeles Police Department; Zev YAROSLAVSKY, Los Angeles City Council.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) President Bush pushing urban agenda; Member of police department honored today at Police Hall of Fame.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Dr. Jack Kevorkian leaves side of woman who committed suicide; Attorneys say he did not aid in her suicide; Kevorkian is free on bond. [Remarks from Geoffrey FIEGER, Kevorkian's Attorney.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Georgia woman who founded an underground network to protect abused children; Faye Yager was acquitted of charges of kidnapping. [Interview with Robert FIERER, Faye Yager's Attorney; Faye YAGER.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) One day after President of Azerbaijan, rebels ran him out; His whereabouts are unknown; Russia Yeltsin led commonwealth meeting.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) In Taiwan, Anti-Nuclear protesters disrupted Parliament and were broken up by police; Protesters claim bribery involved in plans to build fourth nuclear plant.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces story.
(Unnamed Location: John Camp) Ross Perot, unofficial presidential candidate, has great support; Perot comes under increasing scrutiny about his businesses dealings; EDS, Perot's computer company, made questionable compromises with Shah of Iran; Mahvi, longtime friend of Iran Shah, became Iranian business partner; Mahvi accused of illegal arms transactions; Mahvi threatened to block forty million dollar Iranian Social Security contract; Iran refused to settle contract unless Perot settled dispute with Mahvi; EDS decided to include Mahvi; Set up a charitable organization for Mr. Mahvi to transfre funds; EDS Employment Agreement shows conflict of interest; EDS was owed 10 million dollars from Iran; Revolution forced company out of Iran; Perot files federal case to be paid. [Interview with Ross PEROT; John Stempel, Former United States Diplomat; Paul BUCHA, Former EDS Executive; Tom LUCE, Ross Perot's Lawyer.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Columnist Rowland Evans said Casper Weinberger was to be indicted; Evans has released a statement apologizing for any undue harm caused by releasing the previous statement; Weinberger is not being indicted right now.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces weather.
(Studio: Karen Maginnis) Weather report; Local forecast.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Prime Issue; Global warming; Preparation for Earth Summit, largest United Nations conference in history to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Twelve day summit topics include fossil fuels, CO2 Emissions; Draft treaty only suggests emission goals; Bush wary of losing jobs in election year; Scientists generally agree warming is occurring but disagree over how fast. [Interviews with William REILLY, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Excerpt of Timothy WIRTH, Senator (D) Colorado; Michael DELAND, Council on Environmental Quality; Excerpt of Carl SAGAN.]
(Discussion with Bernard Shaw and Andrew Revkin, Environmental Journalist) First time this many people have gathered to talk about the environment; United States held out on taking a progressive stance towards issue; Japan twice as efficient using energy than United States; Right side worried about job loss associated with emission control; Question of whether candidates are playing politics with the issue of the environment.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Industrial production climbed 0.5%; Sharp increase in automobile development; Canada company Olympia & York filed partial bankruptcy.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces story.
(New Haven, Connecticut: Jim Hill) Girl saves money to go to college; Her family becomes ineligible for welfare due to her assets; The case has prompted two bills in Congress. [Interviews with Sandra ROSADO; Cecilia MERCADO, Mother; Claudette BEAULIEU, Connecticut Department of Income Maintenance; Joseph LIEBERMAN, Senator (D) Connecticut.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Endeavor astronauts recap nine day mission in press conference from space.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces sports.
(Studio: Nick Charles) Sports update; Indy driver, Jovie Marcello, killed in warm-up. [Remarks from Michael JORDAN; Gerald WILKINS, New York Knicks Forward.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Chronic fatigue syndrome; Federal government has conducted a survey of the ailment.
(Atlanta, GA: Dan Rutz) Centers for Disease Control sampled and interviewed patients with symptoms; Proving to skeptics that disease is real. [Interviews with Dr. Richard PROKESCH; Walter GUNN, Centers for Disease Control; Mary NIEBLING, Patient]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Llamas used as caddies for golfers; Novelty in a course in North Carolina.