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Tower / Appointment / Alcohol Statement #567088

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 26, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(DC: Henry Champ) Secretary of Defense John Tower's campaign to save his nomination to Defense Department post featured; scenes shown. [On "This Wk.", TOWER - swears not to drink if nomination] [TOWER - says he would resign if he broke pledge.] [On "Meet the Press", Senator Sam NUNN - calls for exam. of Tower by independent doctors] [TOWER - responds.] FBI report on Tower mentioned. [NUNN - says White House is leaking segments of report] [Senator Robert DOLE - says now some Democrats opposed to Tower can reconsider.] [Senator Larry PRESSLER - says he is leaning towards voting number.] Story in "Washington Post "that Senator Nancy Kassebaum feels Tower should withdraw reported

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Dates for Senate hearing and vote on Tower confirmation mentioned.

Champ, Henry;
Utley, Garrick

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