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Iran Arms Scandal / Tower Commission Report, McFarlane Interview #108395

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 05, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Secys. George Shultz and Caspar Weinberger reported disagreeing with Tower commission report's analysis of their roles in Iran arms scandal; details given. Vice President George Bush's response outlined. [BUSH - discusses his hindsight perception of events.] Robert McFarlane's praise of President Reagan's speech last night quoted.

(NYC: Barbara Walters) [McFARLANE - discusses his suicide attempt in wake of Iran arms debacle, Vietnam's possible bearing on Colonel Oliver North's actions.] McFarlane said crediting his family, Richard Nixon and others for recovery from suicide attempt; "20/20" announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Walters, Barbara

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