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Iran Arms Scandal / Poindexter, North #109238

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(DC: John Scali) John Poindexter, having been granted limited immunity, reported undergoing questioning by Congress investigators today on his role in Iran arms scandal; details given, scenes shown. "New York Times" said claiming Colonel Oliver North persuaded China (PR) and Poland to sell arms to Contras at same time both govts. were sending weapons to Sandinistas; Secretary of State George Shultz noted acknowledging that Contras used Soviet-designed weapons in December 1985 incident. [December 6, 1985, SHULTZ - supports Contras' acquisition of such weapons.] President Reagan reported making speech in NYC tomorrow urging Congress to appropriate incrd. Contra aid.

Scali, John;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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