× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

In Depth (Clinton Confession) #625762

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 18, 1998
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.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) Goals of confession speech of President Clinton after his grand jury testimony reported; poll results given; responses to speech reported. [CLINTON - gives the speech.] [PEOPLE, in Irvine, California, Joe GLEASON; in Little Rock, Arkansas, David ANDREWS; in Miami, Florida, Mary RUSSELL; in Hays, Kansas, Marian SHAPIRO - express views.] [Pollster Peter HART - describes shortcoming of poll.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Anne Thompson) Views of children and their parents about the Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal reported. [12-year-old Bill FARLEY - says Clinton got in a lot of trouble for lying.] [9-year-old Marissa RIZOTTO - says she would be embarrassed if her father had sex with another woman.] [Marissa's BROTHER - says America was founded by moral people.] [9-year- old Andrew PAFFENBERGER - says the president should be someone to trust.] [Father Dan PAFFENBERGER - says it is hard to teach children why truth can be so hard to get to.] [Mother Irene SADLER - says children may think no good people reach high office.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Thompson, Anne

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.