ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 16, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Greenwood) President Reagan's new tactic in dealing with Iran arms scandal involving his acknowledged involvement in Contra aid scheme examined; President's interpretation of Boland Amendment noted basis of his justification for seeking private Contra aid and for actions of National Sec. Council staff; details outlined on screen. [Yesterday, REAGAN - acknowledges involvement; notes Contra aid was his idea.] [Courtesy CNN, Senator Orrin HATCH - defs. President's interpretation of Boland Amendment.] [Courtesy CNN, Representative Dante FASCELL - responds.]
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