EYEWITNESS NEWS. 17/03/1987
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Nearly half the country's coal miners were told today that they're not needed, and for those who have been offered jobs with the new Coal Corp and declined them, severance pay is not available. John Perham (Chairperson, Coal Corp).
Interview with an antinuclear activist who upset many Anglicans in NZ last year when he was nominated as Bishop of Wellington. Canon Paul Oestreicher.
Bed of scallops off the Otago Coast which could provide work for trawlers and processing plants Peter Davies (Fisherman); Slim Marotte (American Fishing Advisor); Mickey Holland (Processing Advisor).
British crime rate soars - two reports (i) the statistics and the reasons for the crime wave; and (ii) the changing role of the British Bobby (i) Sir Kenneth Newman (Metropolitan Police Commissioner); Ruth Hall (Women Against Rape); Douglas Hurd MP (Home Secretary); (ii) Margaret Thatcher (PM).
The Pollard spy case and the bad blood between the US and Israel Amnon Rubinstein (Israeli Commission Minister); Richard Cheney (R-Wyoming); Abba Eban (Knesset Foreign Affairs/Defence Committee); Isser Hasel (former Mossad Director); Eliyakin Rubinstein (Cabinet Secretary); Yehoshua Rotenstreich (Chairperson, Pollard Commission); Wolf Blitzer (Jerusalem Post); Yitzhak Rabin (Israeli Defence Minister.
Americans who have had a blood transfusion in the eight years prior to automatic testing are being encouraged to take AIDS tests. Dr Robert Windam (Assistant Secretary for Health); Richard Dunne (Exec. Dir. Gay Men's Health Crisis).
A cure for baldness
Animal liberationists in Australia object to duck hunting - 150 dead birds were dumped outside the State Cabinet. Genivieve Young (Animal Liberation Front).
Attempt by conservationists in Scotland to stop tree-planting in Cathness Flows - one of the last wild areas of Britain.