Search the Archive

Menendez investigation #1039149

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 18, 2013
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: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Drew Griffin) The investigationounto the case of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, a donor eye doctor Salomon Melgen†† and charges of teenage prostitution in the Dominican Republic featured; scenes shown from a brothel in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; details given about the e-mails from "Peter Williams" making the charges. [Menendez friend Dominican attorney Vinicio CASTILLO†- {thru translator} says this is a campaign to damage Menendez and himself.] [WIND Telecom Jose SALCE†- denies the e-mail.] The issues of unpaid travel flights by Menendez and a port security contract in the Dominican Republic explained. [Dominican Republic American Chamber of Commerce William MALAMUD†- comments on the security contract.] The question of who is behind the allegations against Menendez discussed.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with CREW director Melanie Sloan about the e-mails from "Pete Williams." [SLOAN - comments on the claims from Williams about prostitution and Menendez and the general issue of gifts to campaign donors.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Griffin, Drew

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.