Search the Archive

Campaign '88 / Bush / Iran/Contra Scandal #559117

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 09, 1988
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: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Des Moines, Iowa: Lisa Myers) Issue of Vice President George Bush's role in Iran/Contra affair reported coming up during Republican president cands. debate in Iowa. [BUSH - offers to answer any questions on Iran/Contra affair.] ["Des Moines Register" editor James GANNON - asks Bush to respond to queries about Iran affair role.] [BUSH - says has answered questions about affair; claims didn't know about diversion of funds; attacks Gannon's position; affirms support for President Reagan's policy on issue.] [Alexander HAIG, BUSH - discuss issue.] [Senator Robert DOLE, BUSH - discuss Dole's references to Bush as ghost of Spiro Agnew.] Vulnerability of Bush on issue of Iran affair reiterated.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Admin. sources reported stating that Bush will testify before attys. representative special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh.

Chung, Connie;
Myers, Lisa

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.