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Iran Arms Scandal #108827

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: James Walker) Discovery that Crowe and Dunlevy law firm of Lawrence Walsh, independent cnsl. investigating Iran arms scandal, has representative Southern Air Transport, company being investigated by Walsh as part of his inquiry into scandal, reported; details given, scenes shown. Findings of OK City reporters Jerry Bahnen of KTOK radio and Tony Kimery of "Oklahoma Gazette" examined. [WALSH - denies conflict has been created; notes his ignorance of situation prior to today.] Walsh's role in Crowe and Dunlevy and that of staff member Richard Ford, also on special prosecutor's staff, noted. [Harvard law school spokesperson Arthur MILLER - cites problem of appearance created by discovery.] Reaction of John Poindexter's attorney Richard Beckler quoted on screen. Colonel Oliver North mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James

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