× 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

CIA and Rewald Case (Part II) #296968

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 15, 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) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Honolulu, Hawaii) Suits against CIA by civilians such as Tess Black and Ted Freigar to recover money invested in Bishop, Baldwin, Rewald Dillingham and Wong firm of Hawaii examined; background to case involving apparent CIA front, Ronald Rewald's alleged investment fraud and issue of government culpability examined. [BLACK, FREIGAR - note their predicaments.] [Investors' attorney Melvin BELLI - notes CIA front's financial profit from arms deals; wants clients' money returned.] CIA, denying link with Bishop Baldwin, noted having some company records sealed on alleged grounds of national security CIA station chief in Honolulu Jack Kinshi noted ostensibly retiring from agency to join Bishop Baldwin shortly after company's formation; Kinshi mentioned among company's largest investors. [Investor Frederick KALILILIHI - claims to have met CIA agents with Rewald.] [Bankruptcy attorney James WAGNER - considers possibility of suit against CIA.] Wagner's interpretation of Rewald's role illustrated on screen. [REWALD - denies bilking investors.] [BELLI - explains government's responsibility in case.] [BLACK - trusts country to reimburse her.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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.