CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) CIA director nominee Robert Gates' first day of Senate confirmation hearings featured; scenes shown. [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - comments on Gates' failure to remember Iran/Contra related incidents.] Quotations from Gates on Iran/Contra issues outlined on screen; CIA figures William Casey and Oliver North mentioned. [GATES - says he should have asked more questions; adds that he might have been consciously cut out of something.]
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