CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Plante) President Reagan reported announcing fall agenda in bid to deflect allegation he's a lame duck President; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - considers goals still attainable; believes Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination will be confirmed.] [Representative William GRAY - thinks Bork confirmation battle will define Reagan's last-term presidency; explains.] [Conservator commentator Kevin PHILLIPS - accuses administration of weakening NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance and US commitment to Europe with current US-USSR arms control negotiations.] [REAGAN - remains committed to continued Contra aid.] Iran/Contra scandal's effect on Reagan's Congress relations noted.
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