CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 16, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Lesley Stahl) President Bush quoted with regard to continuance of aid to rebels in Afghanistan and Nicaragua. [BUSH - says USSR sent military supplies to Kabul, Afghanistan, prior to their final troop withdrawal; comments on Nicaraguan pres. Dan Ortega Saavedra's promise to reform government after Central American leaders agreed that Contra army should be dissolved; defends Attorney General Richard Thornburgh's strategy in Oliver North's Iran/Contra trial to protect classified documents.] Bush's press conference style compared to that of Ronald Reagan. Bush quoted with regard to issue of banning assault weapons. [BUSH - says criminals should be sought, not guns.] Bush quoted with regard to ethics in his admin.
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