Search the Archive

Anthrax Investigation / Hatfill Lawsuit #736274

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 26, 2003
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.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeanne Meserve) A lawsuit brought against the Justice Department & FBI by Steven Hatfill, the "person of interest" in the anthrax investigation, featured; details given of the specific charges against the government. [Hatfill attorney Thomas CONNOLLY†- says Hatfill had nothing to do with the anthrax attack, but he has been made a scapegoat.] [August 22, 2002, Attorney General John ASHCROFT - says Hatfill is a person of interest.] [George Washington University Law School Paul BUTLER†- says judges don't like to hold the government civilly responsible.]

Brown, Aaron;
Meserve, Jeanne

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.