CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) Defense Secretary-designate John Tower's behavior during arms control talks in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1985 reported subject of report investigating security violations. Chief security ofr. of Arms Control and Disarmament Agency quoted on screen with regard to Tower's relations with secys. [Senator John WARNER - comments on situation.] Representative John Dingle noted continuing investigation into Tower's conduct in Geneva. Former White House aide Ken Adelman's article quoted on screen with regard to Tower. [ADELMAN - comments on allegations against Tower.]
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; DC: David Martin) Seriousness of situation discussed. Tower's possible withdrawal from consideration mentioned.
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