- Newsmaker: US Says CIA Crew Urged Against Attack on Plane - CIA contract workers appealed to Peruvian officials not to shoot down a plane that turned out to be carrying American missionaries. Veronica Bowers and her infant were killed by the gunfire that brought down the aircraft. Paula Pedovino, a specialist on Peru, has more on the tragedy and on the changing role of American reconnaissance efforts.
- Reporter's Notebook: FTC Will Slam Music Firms on Marketing to Children - The Federal Trade Commission has issued a sequel to their report on the marketing of violent entertainment to children. Jeff Leeds, of the Los Angeles Times, says the FTC applauded progress on the film and video front but found the music industry's X-rating of acts like Eminem insufficient, and opened the door to expanding restraints to retailers.
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