ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 29, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Senate Intelligence Committee's final report on Iran arms scandal examined; discovery of Cayman Island bank account from which Contras withdrew Iran arms sale funds mentioned. Report's conclusion regarding arms- for-hostages scheme, denied by President Reagan, and CIA director William Casey's credibility considered. [Chairperson Senator David BOREN - feels country's foreign policy was being made by amateurs.] Response of House, committee chairperson Representative Lee Hamilton to independent cnsl. Lawrence Walsh's recent request noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) White House reported confirming President Reagan sent Iranian parliament speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani autographed Bible during arms negotiations; scenes shown. Admin. said claiming gift was Colonel Oliver North's idea.
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