ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 01, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Zelnick) CIA director William Casey's opposition to appointed of NATO diplomacy David Abshire to replace national security adviser John Poindexter and implications for administration's continued internal discord examined; details given, scenes shown. Casey's earlier opposition said causing White House to scrap Bobby Inman as well. CIA director reported favoring appointed of Frank Carlucci, deputy CIA director during Carter administration and deputy under Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger; details given, scenes shown.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Federal judge in New York reported ordering administration not to destroy any documents pertaining to Irans arms scandal due to their need in trial of private indivs. accused of attempted smuggling of arms to Iran.
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