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Iran/Contra Scandal / Report #106425

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 15, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Report by Congress investigating committee on Iran/Contra scandal said to be released on Tuesday Major report noted concluding President Reagan ultimately responsible for affair. [Representatives Lee HAMILTON, Dante FASCELL - discuss responsibility issue.] Accusations against Reagan from sources in "Miami Herald "report quoted on screen. Source saying Attorney General Edwin Meese is criticized in report quoted. Minority report said to credit Meese, but come down hard on former national security advisers John Poindexter and Robert McFarlane. [Representative Jim COURTER - discusses their role in affair.] Comments of Representative William Broomfield on destruction of documents by Poindexter and Colonel Oliver North quoted on screen. Release of reports said to affect already beleaguered president

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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