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Senate Confirmation Hearing / Tower, Others #323843

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 25, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Senator confirmation hearing of Defense Secretary-designate John Tower reported [Senator Sam NUNN - comments on FBI investigation of Tower.] [December 16, 1988, Vice President BUSH - comments on investigation.] Allegations re: Tower's personal life and involvement with defense contractors discussed. [TOWER - says he has severed ties with defense contractors; comments on defense budget.] Defense Department sources quoted with regard to Tower.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator reported confirming James Baker (Secretary of State), Elizabeth Dole (Labor Secretary) and Richard Darman (OMB director)

Rather, Dan;
Martin, David

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