CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) Confirmation of Defense Secretary-designate John Tower reported in jeopardy. [President BUSH - praises Tower.] White House attorney C. Boyden Gray reported meeting with Senators with regard to new FBI probe into latest allegations against Tower; Defense Department corruption investigation mentioned. [During confirmation hearings, Senator Carl LEVIN, TOWER - discuss amount latter receive from defense contractors.] Tower recalled listing British Aerospace, Incorporated as defense contractor on his lobbying registration form. Senator Sam Nunn reported criticizing White House handling of investigation.
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