CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 19, 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: Connie Chung) "Club" of four living ex-presidents featured; details given of their pension and staff allowances that should possibly require them to have a formal governmental role. [Historian Dan. BOORSTIN - says they should give us the benefit of their experience.] Scenes shown from former President Reagan's trip to Japan. [Historian William LEUCHTENBURG - says Reagan's actions were unseemly.] Roles taken by Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter noted; scenes shown. [Historian John CHAMBERS - says Carter is redefining role of ex-pres.] [CARTER, FORD - comment.] [LEUCHTENBURG - talks about formal role for former presidents.]
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.