NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 29, 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.
(Hamilton, Bermuda: Andrea Mitchell) The government's waste of 474 million dollars of taxpayer money supporting the gross luxury lifestyles of American diplomats in vacation paradises examined; scenes shown of Bermuda beach homes, Buenos Aires mansions and Prague castles for the diplomats. [State Department spokesperson Nicholas BURNS - uses an extreme example to justify the waste.] [Senator Judd GREGG - says the diplomats need decent residences, but not on Louis XIV level.] [Bermuda Premier David SAUL, realtor Cris DAPENA - comment on the ease with which the Bermuda residence could be sold.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The recognition of federal employees for outstanding work in community service featured; scenes shown of the Arthur South Fleming award recipients. [Recipient Scott GRUNEWALD, Dr. Deborah BERNKRANT - comment on their achievements.]
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.