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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) President Bush tried to reassure voters today with a major speech on the economy.
(Detroit: Mary Tillotson) Bush trying to convince recession worried voters that he is best choice; Repeated promise of across the board tax cuts. [Excerpts of George BUSH; Bill CLINTON; Robert HORMATS, Economist, Goldman Sachs.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Congress has sent another family leave bill to White House which was approved by the House; 12 weeks unpaid leave for new parents and family emergencies. [Excerpts of Joseph MOAKLEY, Representative (D) Massachusetts; Robert WALKER, Representative (R) Pennsylvania.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The Senate has taken a step to approving Bush's multi-billion dollar bill for Hurricane Andrew relief; Ross Perot calls for more donations for Hurricane Andrew victims; Toured Homestead, Illinois and surveyed damages.
(Studio: Susan Rook) In California, Perot comes in with 15% of support from voters; Clinton predicted to win against Bush.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) O'Rourke, Former Chief of Staff of House Post Office pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
(Studio: Susan Rook) President Bush will ask Congress to approve sale of F-15s to Saudi Arabia.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Pentagon says it believes Iraqi pilot violated the No-Fly Zone North of the 32nd Parallel. [Excerpt of Pete WILLIAMS, Pentagon Spokesman.]
(Aboard the USS Independence: Tom Mintier) Spotted 30 Iraqi planes north of the parallel; Seems that Iraqis are flying training missions; [Interviews with unnamed PILOTS; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas JEFFCOAT, United States Air Force; Captain Bud LANGSTON, United States Navy; Colonel Michael VOSS, United States Air Force.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) United States formally accused Iran of violating a weapons embargo in the Balkans; Asked United Nations to consider sanctions against Iran; Peace efforts and killings continue in Bosnia-Herzegovina; U.N. Secretary General proposed increasing the peace keepers by five fold.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) African National Congress says it is prepared to meet with the white-led government in South Africa; First step in continuing negotiations after talks broke off in June; Nelson Mandela alleged wife resigns from post of ANC after allegations of misuse of funds surfaced; Memorial service held for killings of 28 ANC demonstrators be security forces.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Israel Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin said Israel would be willing to return some occupied land to Syria in exchange for a guarantee or peace.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Businesses planning modest growth; Not anxious to hire or make big investments while economy remains sluggish.
(Studio: Susan Rook) More than 100 companies commit millions of dollars to give to employees' children and elderly parents.
(New York: Kitty Pilgrim) Companies that usually compete are teaming up in largest collaborative effort ever; Most government funds go to underprivileged; Program increases quality of care. [Interviews with Barbara KATERSKY, Vice President, Employee Relations American Express; Arlene JOHNSON, Families and Work Institute.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Truth and Savings Act passed by Congress meant to make it easier to choose the most competitive bank; Board members say requirements are too complex.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Former Chairman and CEO of Silverado has been indicted; Michael Weiss has been charged; Health Advocacy group has put out a study on alarming rises in drug prices; Drug makers say price hike has to do with testing. [Excerpt of Ron POLLACK, Families USA Foundation.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Winds from Hurricane Andrew averaged between 100 and 125 mph; Experts say United States may be entering a mew cycle of high-speed winds.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Introduces weather.
(Studio: Karen Maginnis) Weather report.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Introduces story.
(Charleston, South Carolina: Brian Cabell) Male military veterans have been allowed to take daytime classes at The Citadel; Female veterans only allowed on weekends and evenings; New ruling enforces that no veterans allowed to take daytime classes. [Interviews with Ed KAPPLER, Veteran/Student; Dawes COOKE, Citadel Attorney; Elizabeth LACEY, Veteran/Student.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces story of Timber of Trees.
(Sanders County, Montana: Greg Lafave) America forests devoid of vegetation; Specific Northwest with clearcutting may be in worse shape than Amazon forests; Sustained Yield is necessary; Along Atlantic Seaboard.clearcuts from more than a hundred years ago have not grown back; Current forest regrowth is only 64% of that being cut; Phantom forests. [Interviews with Bret HOLBEN, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Dale ROBERTSON, Chief, United States Forest Service; Albert MEIER, University of Georgia; Joe MEHRKENS, Former Forest Service Employee; Don VANCE, Environmentalist; Roy KEENE, Public Forestry Foundation; Mark REY, American Forest Resource Alliance; Will VINCENT, Logger.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Grand Jury in New York clears police officer of shooting of convicted drug dealer in Washington Heights; Demonstrators reacted peacefully.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Girl calls 911 and reports her pregnant mother smoking crack; Mother arrested; Six children in foster care..
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces story.
(Los Angeles: Greg Lamont) Largest single mental institution is the Los Angeles Jail due to deteriorating mental health services; Many have had no charges filed against them; 40% of mentally ill in jail are abused; Shortage of psychiatric funds. [Interviews with Margi HILDEBRAND-CHERRY, Los Angeles Department of Mental Health; Excerpt of Dr. Fuller TORREY, Research Psychiatrist; Interview with Dr. Eugene KUNZMAN, L.A. Department of Mental Health; Excerpt of Dr. Sidney WOLFE, Public Citizen's Health Research Group.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Public Health officials in Florida say Hurricane Andrew disaster is ending a second phase of disease.
(Homestead, Florida: Dan Rutz) Freak accidents are the norm for people repairing damage; Trying to prevent major disease outbreaks.[Interviews with Dr. Thomas VALDEZ, Homestead Hospital; Kathie JAKWAY, Patient; Glen WONG, Homestead Hospital; Lieutenant Scott SHERMAN, United States Navy Surgeon; Unnamed CITIZENS.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Seven hour chess game between legends Bobby Fischer and Spassky ends in a draw.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Introduces sports.
(Studio: Nick Charles) Free agency for NFL established by jury; Sports update. [Remarks from Frank ROTHMAN, NFL Attorney; Gene UPSHAW, NFL Players Association.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Indian Python at Los Angeles Zoo.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) First ever cigar lovers magazine.
(Jeanne Moos) Cigar Aficionado Magazine launch. [Interview with Baronnes Phillipine de ROTHCHILD; Gay TALESE, Actor; Marvin SHANKEN, Publisher, Cigar Aficionado; Gregory HINES, Dancer; Unnamed GUESTS.]