Search the Archive

Military Reports / Reserves' Readiness / West Point #254361

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 1977
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) Army Reserves and National Guard are 150,000 short of Pentagon goals, yet report out today criticizes reserve cmdrs. for spending too much time on recruiting and not enough on training. Another report just released concerns West Point, in wake of 1976 cheating scandal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(West Point, New York) One of recommendations of Pentagon report is that there should be more humor visible on West Point campus. However, report may be slightly wrong. [CADETS - cite funny things that have happened at Academy, include watering parade ground in rain, incidents on bus en route to Boston College, and at rally held at night.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim
Duration:
00:01:50

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.