CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) Announcement by Secretary of State-designate John Tower that he would abstain from all alcohol if nomination reported [TOWER - swears not to drink. [On "This Wk.", TOWER - describes his drinking background.] [TOWER - comments further on drinking.] Letter from Tower's doctor quoted. [TOWER - refuses to submit to outside exam.] FBI report on Tower mentioned. [On "Meet the Press", Senator Sam NUNN -comments.] Senate vote on Tower mentioned; Senator Nancy Kassebaum noted feeling Tower should withdraw.
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