Search the Archive

McCain Death / Tributes / Petraeus Interview / Roberta McCain #1129523

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 2018
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: John Berman) The flag-draped casket of Senator John McCain lying in state in the rotunda in Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown of the casket.

(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Sunlen Serfaty) Some moving moments of tribute, including a family visit with Senator Lindsey Graham about McCain's death featured; scenes shown of the casket coming into the Capitol, the good-byes at the casket, including fellow POW Sam Johnson. [Speaker of the House Paul RYAN, Senator Mitch McCONNELL, Vice President Mike PENCE - speak about McCain.] The next two days of tributes to McCain with eulogies from former President Obama & former President Bush discussed.

(Studio: John Berman) An earlier interview with former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus about McCain present. [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - says McCain wanted sustainable peace,] [PETRAEUS - offers views on McCain's trips to the war zones of Iraq & Afghanistan, how McCain was a champion of the surge in Iraq.]

(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) The life of John's mother Roberta McCain featured; family photos shown. [J. McCAIN - speaks about his mother.] [R. McCAIN - talks about Johnny; recounts hearing about Johnny being shot down & then a POW,] [Former Senator Fred THOMPSON - talks about Roberta.]

(Studio: John Berman) CNN coverage of the McCain funeral noted.

Reporter(s):
Berman, John;
Serfaty, Sunlen;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:11:50

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.