EYEWITNESS NEWS. 23/02/1987
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Sir Joh's bid to become PM of Australia - a profile of the man and his career. Followed by analysis and comment. Sir Joh Bielke-Peterson (Premier of Queensland); Russell Hinze (Queensland's Main Roads Minister); Dr Paul Reynolds (Lecturer in Government, Queensland University and visiting Lecturer in Political Studies, University of Auckland).
Amidst rumours that the Higher Salaries Commission is about to announce substantial increases in top civil servants pay, the PM announces plans to peg back these peoples pay. The economic and political implications. David Lange (Prime Minister).
Beirut - Syrian troops move in and reaction to this Walid Jumblatt (Druse Leader).
Irangate and allegations of shredding of documents by Oliver North, and evidence that North has been involved in a number of secret operations Ronald Reagan (President); Lt. Col. Oliver North; Senator David Durenberger (Chairperson, Intelligence Committee); Bobby Inman (former CIA Deputy-Director); Sir Arlen Specter (Judiciary Committee).
Tribute to Andy Warhol who died today John Richardson (Art Historian); Leo Castelli (Warhol Art Dealer).
Drastic action to combat AIDS being called for in the US - an AIDS education programme in the schools
The exodus of people from Ireland, particularly the young Prof Patrick Drury (Trinity College, Dublin.