This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Susan Rook) Destruction on Kauai Island, Hawaii.
(Honolulu, Hawaii: Greg Lefevre) Neighboring islands are helping in aid; Electricity still a problem; Some water has been restored; Telephone banks set up.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) is holding relief to disaster areas until Congress provides more money.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Bush is offering to debate Clinton if Democrats accept; Clinton has agreed to three bipartisan debates.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Bush and Clinton worked the Pacific Northwest; Underlying issue is economics.
(Colville, Washington: Charles Bierbauer) Bush says jobs and families must be considered as a part of endangered species act; Under act, North woods would be off limits to timber companies; Bush says Clinton's environmental record worst of all governors; Clinton, though supporting environmental act is endorsed by timber workers union; Bush criticized at Rio Summit; . [Excerpts of Geroge BUSH; Bill CLINTON; Interview with Timothy WIRTH, Senator (D) Colorado.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Both Bush and Clinton expected to address National Guard; Clinton, in radio program, states that he never tried to mislead anyone on why he did not serve in war. [Excerpt of Bill CLINTON.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Germany cut interest rates; Could move towards European Monetary Union; Stock prices rose around world.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Peru Maoish guerrillas have responded to the arrest of leader, Abimael Guzman, with violence.
(Lima, Peru: Lucia Newman) A Mayan explosion on Lima's Pan-American Highway; Most Peruvians are overjoyed; 12 year terrorist-raged war; President vows leader will get maximum penalty; Some believe he should get the death penalty. [Interviews with Unnamed CITIZENS; Enrique BERNALES, Violence Expert.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Streams and rivers in Pakistan have been flooding; Punjab province is the worst hit area.
(Punjab Province, Pakistan: Mark Austin) Army rescue teams help ferry tens of thousands of refugees; Families separated by flooding; Rescue teams reaching previously inaccessible areas leads to rising death tolls.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Emmett Roe sentenced to twenty years; Pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter as he ordered fire exits locked in a chicken factory killing workers; Charges against son dropped.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Doctors limiting their own fees, part of a health care plan endorsed by the American College of Physicians; Would provide universal medical coverage and consolidate Medicare; Similar to Clinton's plan; More babies in America are born with Spina Bifida; CDC says diets with more folic acid could reduce Spina Bifida [Excerpt of Dr. William ROPER, Centers for Disease Control.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome story.
(Unnamed Location: Dan Rutz) Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affecting many; Centers for Disease Control affirms that CFS is a real disease; Diagnosis based entirely on patient's history; critics say Cheney believes too much in something that is unproven; No diagnostic tests; Particles affect immune system cells; Confirmation studies are underway at CDC. [Interviews with Tim KENNY, CFS Sufferer; Dr. Paul CHENEY; Pat PETERS, CFS Sufferer; Elaine DEFREITAS, Wistar Institute.]
(Studio Bernard Shaw) Introduces weather.
(Studio: Karen Maginnis) Weather report.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Dade County, Florida schools opening today.
(Dade County, Florida: Charles Jaco) Students and parents began belated school year in nation's fourth largest system; Navy and Army cleaned and repaired schools; Schools will talk openly to students about hurricane. [Interviews with Students Elizabeth BEDZIS; Jessica ROSSANO; Abigail DEVEL; Karen TERHAAR; Christopher HARRIS.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Draft of a Congressional report says it will take a change in society's attitude and Armed Services attitudes to change pattern of sexual harassment in response to Navy Tail Hook Scandal. [Remarks from Les ASPIN, Representative (D) Armed Services Chairman.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) House of Representatives has passed a bill that would protect 700,000 acres of Colorado wilderness; Many western lawmakers fear that the measure will transfer water rights from states to governments; Colorado River in danger.
(Aspen, Colorado: Pattie Logan) 21 million people depend on the Colorado River; Projects siphon off water to the extent that it does not make it to the sea; Battles over water supply; Agriculture uses about 85% of River, but suburbs are demanding a greater supply. [Interviews with Charles WILKINSON, Environmental Lawyer; George STRANAHAN, Rancher.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Representative Ted Weiss died of heart failure; Day before New York election which he was favored to win.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Senate has approved a bill putting conditions on China's Most Favored Nation (MFN) status; Bush likely to veto the bill. [Excerpts of George MITCHELL, Senator (D) Majority Leader; Thad COCHRAN, Senator (R) Mississippi.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Syria spokeswoman at peace talks in Washington says Syria wants back what belongs to Syria; Israel offered up a peace proposal by Syria says it ignores Syrian demands.
(Studio: Susan Rook) United States and Israel are engaged in talks aimed at bolstering Israel's military capability.
(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) When Bush announced 9 billion dollar sale of planes to Saudi Arabia, he promised it would not disrupt Arab-Israeli arms balance; Israel will not fight the sale; Pentagon officials say process is underway; Improved military relations with Israel and Saudi Arabia. [Excerpts of George BUSH; Richard BOUCHER, State Department Spokesman; Dick CHENEY, Defense Secretary.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution involving an increase in peacekeeping forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina; Despite UN monitoring Sarajevo was heavily shelled.
(Studio: Susan Rook) In 1989 KGB tried to send an apology and compensation check to a man who was wrongly imprisoned; The man was former Israel Prime Minister, Menachem Begin.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Astronauts in Shuttle Endeavor working with eggs in fertilization studies.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces sports.
(Studio: Nick Charles) Sports report.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Neimann Marcus Christmas catalog came out with eccentric ideas.
(Dallas, Texas: Mike Capps) Eclectic and eccentric ideas for Christmas presidents; Gifts come in a wide range of prices; Each year Neiman Marcus donates percentage of snow globe and cover art sales to charity, this year the National Museum of the American Indian. [Interviews with Larry GATLIN; Terry LUNDGREN, President and CEO, Neiman Marcus; John COLONGHI, NMAI.]