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US-Iran Arms Scandal #100122

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Congress's reaction to revelation that Iranian funds for US weapons were diverted to Contras featured; scenes shown. [Senator Robert BYRD, Representative James WRIGHT, Senators John GLENN, Sam NUNN, Representative William BROOMFIELD, Senators David DURENBERGER, Robert DOLE - consider various ramifications of developments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Secretary of State George Shultz's new public stance on controversy described; scenes shown. [SHULTZ - supports President's objectives.] Hostility toward Shultz's independence said continuing within admin. [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - thinks all cabinet members should back President] Shultz's political dilemma explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Upcoming item announced.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Meserve, Jeanne

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