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Iran Arms Scandal #105394

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 16, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Contd. testimony of former national security adviser Robert McFarlane on his role in and knowledge of Iran arms scandal featured; details given, scenes shown. [McFARLANE - recalls conversation with President Reagan regarding latter's approval of first arms sale to Iran.] Chief of staff Don. Regan's version of incident recalled. Status of Senator select committee 's investigation into operation outlined. Senate Intelligence Committee's final report on its findings said planned for public release soon.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Conditions for President Reagan releasing his recollection of events explained; scenes shown.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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