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Iran Arms Scandal #108852

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Effort of independent cnsl. Lawrence Walsh to persuade Congress not to issue any more limited immunity in its Iran arms scandal investigations noted; scenes shown. [WALSH - claims such immunity may harm later criminal prosecution attempts.] Legal process involved and no. granted immunity already noted. [Representative Lee HAMILTON - won't have decisions dictated.] Issue of immunity for Colonel Oliver North said expected to be considered next; security precautions for him in wake of PLO assassination threats for his role in 1986 raid on Libya mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President's Reagan's explanation for former national security adviser John Poindexter's alleged failure to inform him of diversion of Iranian arms sale funds to Contras quoted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis
Duration:
00:02:20

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