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Iran Arms Scandal #107573

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Tower commission said examining Robert McFarlane's testimony that he and other key White House personnel were involved in cover-up scheme regarding Iran arms operation as well as considering indications that President Reagan knowingly gave false information during his November 19, 1986 news conf.; commission's expected criticism of Secretary of State George Shultz explained. [REAGAN - encourages supporters.] [Representative Jack KEMP - calls for Shultz's resignation.] [Reverend Pat ROBERTSON - wants chief of staff Don. Regan to resign.] Nancy Reagan's reticence on report that Regan hung up the telephone on her recently noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Colonel Oliver North mentioned authorized to pass on intelligence on Iraq to Iran; details given.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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