ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) President Reagan, in weekly radio broadcast, reported defense roles of secys. George Shultz and Caspar Weinberger in Iran arms affair. [Voice of REAGAN - acknowledges ignoring advice of both secys. against operation.] Significance of remark noted. [10 days ago, REAGAN - considers arms-for-hostages scheme as mistake.] Weinberger's reaction to President's acceptance of all of Tower commission's findings described; report's criticism of Weinberger and Shultz recalled, quoted on screen. [Courtesy CNN, Representative Thomas FOLEY - considers President's broadcast today "stroking."] [Senator James SASSER - wants President to listen to public about Central America.] [Voice of REAGAN - opposes any effort to halt support for Nicaraguan Contras.]
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