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Iran Arms Scandal #100786

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 07, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Probability Secretary of State George Shultz will be questioned about United States role in Honduran-Nicaraguan conflict when he appears before House For. Affairs Committee tomorrow to testify about Iran arms scandal noted.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) Congress's concern over Shultz's solicitation of Contra aid from Sultan of Brunei cited. [Courtesy "Face the Nation", Representative Thomas FOLEY, "This Wk.", Representative Robert MICHEL - disagree on issue.] [Courtesy "Meet the Press", Representative James WRIGHT - disagrees with President Reagan's assessment of his Iran policy.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - comments.] Pressure on Reagan to push for full disclosures from Colonel Oliver North and John Poindexter noted.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Coverage of Shultz's testimony announced. "Miami Herald" reported claiming White House was aware that Iran had paid for 1983 bombings of United States embassy and Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, when it began selling arms to them.

Donaldson, Sam;
Kast, Sheilah

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