NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger profiled. [WEINBERGER - notes media's distortion of his interviews.] [Author Theodore WHITE - feels Weinberger sees himself as a Paul Revere.] [WEINBERGER - discusses his approach to job.] [Defense deputy Frank CARLUCCI - recalls Secretary's response to poor United States Air Force B-1 bombing briefing.] His association with Joint Chiefs of Staff described. [Ralph NADER - explains his criticism of Weinberger's handling of Defense Department] Weinberger's stance on Beirut deployment of Marines and use of military force at odds with Secretary of State George Shultz, considered. [CARLUCCI - describes Secretary's work habits.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis