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Iran Arms Scandal / Reagan Speech #108369

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 04, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Pol. importance to President Reagan of his speech tonight in halting erosion of public trust since Iran arms debacle began noted; scenes shown. [REAGAN - acknowledges relationship between speech and his credibility.] Contents previewed. [November 19 and 24, 1986, REAGAN - denies Iran operation was mistake or that he erred.] [January 27, REAGAN - thinks mistakes were made in plan's execution.] [Representative Richard CHENEY, Paul LAXALT - feel President need to admit he made mistakes in tonight's speech.] [Today, REAGAN - attacks wife's critics.] [Howard BAKER - denies calling Nancy Reagan a "dragon lady."] Baker's comment recalled; White House photograph shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Speech coverage announced.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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