NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 17, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Studio) Apparent change in Senate attitude towards CIA director William Casey reported; Senator Barry Goldwater said allegedly seeking his dismissal.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Senate Intelligence Committee reported investigating Casey's financial dealings; presence of deputy CIA director at committee hearing mentioned. Photos shown. White House reported reiterating President Reagan's support for Casey. [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - will support Casey unless further allegations arise.] [Senator Howard BAKER - expresses temporary support for Casey.] Support in Senate for Reagan said continuing to outweigh lack of support for Casey.
REPORTER: James Polk