CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 17, 1987
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: Bob Schieffer) President Reagan mentioned promoting his defense budget in this week's radio address as well as in his upcoming State of the Union address.
(DC: Terence Smith) President Reagan's lack of public response to Iran arms scandal said raising questions about his control of affairs; scenes shown. [Senator Warren RUDMAN, Dave DURENBERGER - cite President's lack of knowledge of scandal, possibly attributing to his management style.] [1981, REAGAN - defers to Defense Secretary to explain his MX missile proposal.] ["Washington Post" spokesperson Lou CANNON - notes Reagan's history of being uninformed.] ["Reagan's America "author Garry WILLS - feels public wants an accounting from President now.] [CANNON - notes Reagan's tendency to withdraw under attack.] Supporters mentioned viewing upcoming State of the Union address as President's chance to undo political damage.
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.