Search the Archive

Iran Arms Scandal #107526

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1987
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Tower commission's interview of hospitalized Robert McFarlane said uncovering new conflict in President Reagan's and chief of staff Don. Regan's testimony to commission on his role in Iran arms scandal; details given, scenes shown. Press spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater mentioned. [Senator David DURENBERGER - believes McFarlane's recollection of events rather than Regan's.] Data found in National Sec. Council computer files on diversion of Iranian arms sale funds to Contras, role of lobbyist Carl "Spitz" Channell and relationship with release of hostages considered. Former CIA director William Casey's urging of colleagues to obtain hostages' release in time for President Reagan's campaign appearances for Republican cands. noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:03:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.