Search the Archive

Reagan / Health #104751

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 08, 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: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan reported undergoing urological tests tomorrow under direction of White House physician T. Burton Smith; details given, scenes shown. His cancer surgery last year recalled. Press spokesperson Larry Speakes' explanation for exam's timing outlined on screen; President's history of urological problems reviewed. ["Fortune" magazine editor Marshall LOEB - describes Reagan's appearance.] (Temporary audio/video loss.)

(Minneapolis, Minnesota: George Strait) Med. aspects of President's tests tomorrow explained, discussed. [Dr. Giulio SCARZELLA - explains focus of doctors' attention] Possible causes of urological problems listed.

(Studio: Tom Jarriel, Dr. Tim Johnson) Possible reasons for President undergoing such exam considered.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Strait, George

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.