Search the Archive

In Depth (Special Prosecutors) #610329

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1996
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: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The abuse of special counsel investigations by Congress and the White House examined; details given of the huge costs of these investigations to individuals and taxpayers for what mostly amounts to wasted time. [Former aide to Chief of Staff James Baker Janet MULLINS - tells of the long, painful and costly investigation of her which turned up nothing.] [Former White House aide Margaret TUTWILER - tells how she got sucked into the investigation.] [Independent counsel Joe DiGENOVA - says both women were unjustly accused and the use of special counsels must be reduced.] [Former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee MYERS - comments on the giant legal bills.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The total cost to taxpayers of all special counsels given.

Brokaw, Tom;
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.