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Iran Arms Scandal #105744

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Significance of opening of 100th Congress, Democrat controlled in both Senator and House, noted.

(DC: Brit Hume) Capitol Hill reaction to Senate Intelligence Committee's decision not to release its findings yet on Iran arms scandal discussed; scenes shown. [Senators David DURENBERGER, John DANFORTH, Robert BYRD - debate issue.] Arguments for and against releasing report now considered; committee 's reputed findings outlined on screen.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's postoperative condition described; scenes shown. [REAGAN, Nancy REAGAN - praise his recovery.] President's mtgs. today with chief of staff Don. Regan, national security adviser Frank Carlucci and later with Vice President George Bush to discuss Iran arms scandal examined; White House photograph shown. [BUSH - denounces Senate Intelligence Committee's refusal to release its report; comments on White House's refusal to release Colonel Oliver North's report] Reagan mentioned scheduled for CAT scan soon; indications from press spokesperson Larry Speakes of President's continued public silence on Iran arms scandal explained.

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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