EYEWITNESS NEWS. 18/09/1987

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News & Current Affairs.

The US and Soviet Union agree in principle to get rid of all their medium and short-range missiles. George Schultz (US Sec. State).

Gloomy economic news and predictions - inflation, interest rates, employment and manufacturing. Paul Frater (Economist); Wally Gardiner (Manufacturers' Fed); Ruth Richardson (Opposition Finance Spokesperson); Rufus Dawe (Economic Advisor, Westpac).

The Govt agrees to cut back on our beef exports to the US. Mike Moore (Minister Overseas Trade).

The speaker of the Iranian Parliament offes to help trace Terry Waite if Britain helps free four Iranian diplomats who went missing in Beirut 5 years ago. Hashemi Rafsdanjani (Speaker, Iranian Parliament); John Little (Dr Runcie's Office).

The Group Areas Act of South Africa is to be relaxed, not scrapped. Sandile Lavisa (Black Resident in White Suburb); Alan Hendrikse (Labour Party).

The Pope in San Francisco (2 stories). Tom Carroll (Gay Catholic); John Lacoco (AIDS victim); Leonard Mecklovich (AIDS victim).

The US Constitution celebrates its bicentennary.

Ronald Reagan - targets for lampooning. Jim Morris (NY Comic).

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Year 1987

Reference number F90361

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series EYEWITNESS NEWS

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Television

Duration 0:59:00

Production company TELEVISION NEW ZEALAND

Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington