This program is about 1 hour long
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Economy virtually stagnant; Trade deficit soars and retail sales dropped.
(Unnamed Location: Mark Leff) Commerce department says overall retail sales are down .5% last month; People's average earnings did go up according to Labor Department; Inflation numbers are coming down. [Interviews with Unnames CONSUMERS; Bruce STEINBERG, Economist, Merrill Lynch; Donald RATAJCZAK, Economist, Georgia State University.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation decided to not impose higher premiums for insurance; Only applied to unstable companies; Dow Jones Industrial down nearly 50 points; Volume was heavy.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Some residents of Kauai Island of Hawaii began returning after Hurricane Iniki; Lines for ice, water, and fuel form over island; Electricity remains out; Damage to Kauai estimated at one billion dollars. [Interviews with Unnamed RESIDENTS.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Senate passes bill for 10.5 billion dollars for hurricane and typhoon victims.
(Homestead, Florida: Charles Jaco) Federal troops only needed in South Florida until electricity comes back; Miami metro area is nation's poorest and getting poorer; Military dropping hints that it will pull out as jobs are completed. [Interviews with Joaquin Avino, Dade County Manager; Excerpt of Robert BYRD, Senator (R) West Virginia; Interview with Lieutenant Colonel Steven RITTER, U.S. Army.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Bush announced he is canceling a billion dollar nuclear reactor program in South Carolina; Bush and Clinton engaged in political warfare.
(Englewood, Colorado: Charles Bierbauer) Bush campaign strategy is to undermine Clinton's integrity by targeting reluctant explanation of his acts; Both candidates focusing on economics. [Excerpts of George BUSH; Bill CLINTON.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Primaries in a number of states; Polls close soon; Geraldine Ferraro trying for her party's Senate seat; Elections in seven states plus D.C.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Marion Barry, Former Washington D.C. is attempting a comeback; Seeking a City Council seat after being released for misdemeanor drug charges. [Interviews with Bruce MARSHALL, Citizen; Janice TILGHAM, Citizen.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) According to a new study, organ transplant survivor rates vary at different hospitals; Kidney transplants are most successful; Shortage of organ donors.
(Studio: Susan Rook) In Washington, actor Rod Steiger confessed failed suicide attempt in an appeal to Congress for research in mental illnesses; Some estimates say 15 million people will suffer depressive illnesses in lifetime. [Excerpt of Rod STEIGER, Actor.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Victims of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may suffer other side affects than tiredness.
(Unnamed Location: Dan Rutz) CFS clouds minds and interfered with coordination; Loss of daily abilities leads to depression and suicide; Disputes over whether CFS is from a brain defect or infection / virus; Signs of depression appear a year before CFS; Anti-depressants help 70% recover; Depressive disorders are capable of causing physical distress. [Interview with Pat PETERS, CFS Patient; Tim KENNY, Patient; Dr. Peter MANU, University of Connecticut; Excerpt of Patient Interviews; Bill MURPHY, Patient.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) 11.5 inches of rain have fallen on parts of Southern Iowa; Schools shut down and roads closed; Thunderstorms knocked out power in Cedar Rapids.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Introduces weather.
(Studio: Karen Maginnis) Weather report.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Yugoslavia could be stripped of its United Nations vote; Security Council voted to send 6,000 peace keepers in to Bosnia-Herzegovina; More attacks in Sarajevo; Airlifts into city canceled because an Italy plane was shot down.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Ancient Port of Dubrovnik, Croatia was the center of fighting just nine months ago.
(Dubrovnik, Coratia: Doug James) Yugoslavia Federal Army bombarded city through air, land, and sea; In one 12 hour period, 2,000 bombs, mortars, and shells rained down; City is still cleaning up to begin reconstruction; Normally filled with tourists at this time, the city is empty; Annual Music Festival has been canceled due to few tourists. [Interviews with Unnamed CITIZEN; Unnamed TOURISTS; Romana VLAHUTIN, Citizen.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Israel and Syria deep into difficult peace talks; Syria still unsatisfied with Israel's proposal; Round of talks scheduled to round up next week.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) In Pakistan and India, 2,000 people have died in this season's monsoon floods.
(Multan, Pakistan: Mark Austin) Millions of tons of water gush south and engulf precious farmland; Mass evacuation continues by any means possible; Army helicopters never enough; Disease is a growing problem and clean water is scarce; Increasing pressure on emergency food distribution; Multan, religious capital, is using mosques as shelters. [Interview with Colonel Mohammed ZAFARULLAH, Pakistan Army.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Former Mayor Marion Barry has won the Democratic race for city council in Washington D.C.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Attorney for Pamela Smart, is asking for a retrial.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Man who started Foxfire Project accused of child molestation; Pleaded innocent and released on bail.
(Studio: Susan Rook) Childcare numbers and costs are rising to match demand; Census Bureau attributes rise to increase in working mothers.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Colorado River shortage leads to broke promises to Indian tribes in Southwest.
(Cortez, Colorado: Pattie Logan) Treaties dating back to 1800s give water rights to Navajo Indians yet the over committed river system is not able to provide; For years youth were chronically ill because water system was contaminated until three years ago; Water creating job opportunities; Ten tribes banding together to reclaim water rights. [Interviews with Peterson ZAH, Navajo Tribal Chairman; Lowell WHITESKUNK, Farm Intern.]
(Studio: Susan Rook) Cosmonauts fix a space station; Astronauts above Shuttle Endeavor hope NASA will extend mission one day so they can finish experiments. [Excerpt of Curt BROWN, Shuttle Commander.]
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Introduces sports.
(Studio: Nick Charles) Sports report.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) In Russia, a celebration by the House of Fabergé commemorating 150 years of establishment.
(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Elite group of disabled kayakers and climbers teach others.
(Sausalito, California: Rusty Dornin) Disabled climbers and kayakers teach other disabled people adventure activities; Unique perspective for teaching. [Interview with Daria RUCKER, Disabled Kayaker; James LEE, Disabled Instructor; Diane POSLOSKI, Environmental Traveling Companions; Kim JUAREZ, Disabled Climber; Mark WELLMAN, Disabled Instructor.]