× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Howard Hughes #462470

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 1972
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. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Howard Hughes leaves Bahama hide-away for Managua, Nicaragua, still in seclusion.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Los Angeles, California) In telephone interviews last month, Hughes voiced desire to return to US, but not until lawsuits against him were ended. [HUGHES - doesn't want to spend so much time in court because of disgruntled, discharged employee.]

(Bahamas) He was speaking from hotel in Bahamas.

(Los Angeles, California) Nicaraguan Embassy cannot confirm Hughes' presence there. Hughes nay come out of seclusion soon.

(Studio) Hughes Tool Company confirms Hughes is in Nicaragua at invitation of President on business.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Neal, Roy;
Utley, Garrick

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.