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Iran Arms Scandal #105553

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Independent cnsl. investigating Iran arms scandal, Lawrence Walsh, reported asking Congress cmtes. not to grant immunity to anyone in exchange for their testimony.

(DC: Brit Hume) Walsh's request of Congress cmtes., in letter of response to Representative Lee Hamilton, quoted on screen, discussed; implications for prosecution and investigation of Colonel Oliver North and John Poindexter considered. [Representative Dante FASCELL - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Brit Hume) Possible impact of Walsh's request on investigation discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan's reaction to newspaper reports claiming some administration officials are critical of Secretary of State George Shultz's response to Iran arms scandal reported [Senator David DURENBERGER - recalls his December meeting with President Reagan on Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into scandal.]

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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