Search the Archive

101st Congress / Opening #323914

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 03, 1989
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) 101st Congress reported convening. Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Opening ceremonies shown from House TV; number of new members given. [Voice of President REAGAN - bids farewell to Senators and Representatives] [Senator George MITCHELL - says he'll cooperate with President-elect George Bush.] [Vice President-elect Dan QUAYLE, Senator Robert BYRD - joke with one another with regard to Fiesta Bowl game between Notre Dame and West Virginia Mountaineers.] Democrats reported primarily concerned with budget deficit reduction. [Representative Jim WRIGHT - comments on Bush and deficit.] [BUSH - says he won't raise taxes.] Congress noted deciding whether or not to raise their salaries; details given.

Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob

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.