Search the Archive

Reagan vs. Congress / For. Affairs #296761

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1984
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) President Reagan's latest attack on congress critics quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Focus of President's remarks outlined. [REAGAN - defs. mil force as component of United States foreign policy; claims partisan critics caused failure of US policy in Lebanon; accuses Congress of remaining in Vietnam-era mentality.] His further criticism of congress opponents' alleged impact on United States policy in Central America mentioned. [Senator Robert BYRD - comments on President's foreign policy failures in an election year] [Senator Rudy BOSCHWITZ, Representative Dante FASCELL - cite difficulty in reaching bipartisan foreign policy with existing conflicts.] White House efforts to soften tone of President's speech following reaction described.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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.