× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Schorr / House Inquiry / Intelligence Report #247953

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 1976
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) CBS correspondent Dan. Schorr scheduled to testify under subpoena Wednesday to House panel investigating source of secret intelligence committee report Schorr obtained. Today there's show of opposition to House inquiry.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Petitions collected by American Federation of television and Radio Artists and American Newspaper Guild urging halt to investigation. [American Newspaper Guild president Charles PERLIK, Junior - says petitions show concern of journalists and others with regard to Inquiry and threat it poses.] Telegrams from Walter Cronkite, Roger Mudd, John Chancellor and Barbara Walters noted, along with petition from members of Congress brought by Representative H. John Heinz III. [HEINZ - says each new attack on freedom of press gives government gains in ability to operate secretly and sometimes in deceit while public loses access to truth and power to control government workings.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya

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.