Search the Archive

A Closer Look (Rough Waters) #921094

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 07, 2009
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: David Muir) A closer look at Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and the reaction to the photo of him smoking marijuana presented; scenes shown of Phelps at a YMCA after the Olympics; details given of the reaction from his sponsors. [PHELPS - comments on his story.] [In Baltimore, PHELPS - apologizes for bad judgement.] ["USA Today" columnist Christine BRENNAN†- explains why this is a bad deal and why the picture is so damaging.] ["Where's My 15 Minutes‡" author Howard BRAGMAN†- outlines Speedo's position on doing business with Phelps.]
Muir, David

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.