× 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

Carter Briefing Papers #297130

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 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) FBI and Justice Department investigations recalled finding no evidence of crime in Ronald Reagan's 1980 campaign's acquisition of pilfered briefing papers of Jimmy Carter.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Findings of House subcommittee investigation into situation, concluding Reagan campaign received Carter papers through then-campaign director William Casey, now CIA dir. noted; other findings corroborating Chief of Staff James Baker's claim that he received documents from Casey examined, Baker's aide Margaret Tutwiler noted also claiming Baker received papers from Casey. [Representative Don. ALBOSTA - believes Baker's statement] Subcommittee 's claim that pilfering of papers was fed. crime noted; Albosta reported calling for Attorney General William French Smith to appoint special cnsl. to investigate affair. [ALBOSTA - comments on lack of evidence regarding mole inside Carter organization] [Representative Robert MICHEL - considers report a fishing expedition; believes Casey over Albosta.] [President REAGAN - notes press conference ended last night.]
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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.