Search the Archive

Iran/Contra Case / George / Gates #340611

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Indictment of former CIA official Clair George on charges that he lied to Congress about the role of the CIA in the Iran/Contra affair featured; scenes shown. [Office of Independent counsel Craig GILLEN - details charges against George.] [GEORGE - comments.] Former CIA official Alan Fiers' guilty plea on similar charges earlier this year mentioned. Possible effect of George indictment on Robert Gates, President Bush's nominee for CIA director, mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather; Washington: Rita Braver) Discussion held about Gates' nomination and his position in the CIA during the Iran/Contra affair.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.