ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 15, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's United States visit, expected to be dominated by interest in Israel's role in President Reagan's Iran arms scandal, considered; details given, scenes shown. Shamir quoted on screen. "New York Times "discovery of Project Democracy's apparent bearing on operation outlined on screen, discussed. [1982, in address to British Parliament, REAGAN - describes Project Democracy.] National Sec. Council's role in operation said officially ending when administration created National Endowment for Democracy; Colonel Oliver North's reputed continued use of Project Democracy for covert operations mentioned. [Representative Jim LEACH - doesn't believe North acted alone.] Tower commission said also investigating Project Democracy.
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