The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour; Libya vs. Britain, Crime Statistics, Missouri Caucuses, and Old Pros
This episode of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour begins with Robert MacNeil introducing today's news. The top features include a story about the standoff between British and Libyan forces during the 1984 Libyan hostage situation, a story on crime statistics and related coverage of drug abuse in Silicon Valley, the results of the Missouri Caucuses, and a profile of basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and baseball player Pete Rose. Guests include Lisa Anderson, expert on Libyan foreign relations; Michael Serrill, Time, and Les Pearson, St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Byline: in New York: Robert MacNeil, Executive Editor; in Washington: Jim Lehrer, Associate Editor; Judy Woodruff, Correspondent; Reports from NewsHour Correspondents: John Hale, Visnews, in London; Donald MacCormack, BBC Newsnight, in London; David Cintindall, BBC Newsnight, in London; Phil Davis, Visnews, in Damascus; Kwame Holman, in Silicon Valley; and Larry Merchant.