ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 15, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Kenneth Walker) President Reagan's upcoming news conf., aimed at recovering from Iran arms scandal, discussed; his public silence and absence of such press confs. since scandal broke reviewed. [November 19, 1986, REAGAN - denies giving Ayatollah Khomeini anything.] His defense in yesterday's radio broadcast of secys. George Shultz &Caspar Weinberger's roles in operation recalled. [Voice of REAGAN - claims secys. were right, he was wrong.] Vice President George Bush's continued effort to distance self from scandal noted undermined by "Miami Herald"'s publication of 1985 letter from Bush referring Contra aid supporter to Colonel Oliver North; details given.
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