Search the Archive

Pentagon Budget #103893

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Rick Inderfurth) Pentagon's "black budget," portion of defense funds spent secretively, explained, discussed. [Senator John GLENN - explains black program designations of military budgets.] Budgets of such programs since 1981 graphed on screen. [Representative Les ASPIN - criticizes freedom of black budgets.] Stealth bomber program cited as example Senator Barry Goldwater's description of plane outlined. [GLENN - defs. call for info.] Testor Toy Corp.'s model of Stealth mentioned, shown. [March 12, Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - defs. black programs.] [ASPIN - thinks black budgets have gotten out of control; explains.]

Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.