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Iran Arms Scandal / Bush #109287

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Carole Simpson) Iran arms scandal's effect on Vice President George Bush's 1988 presidential campaign examined; "National Law Journal" said claiming independent cnsl. is investigating Bush for involvement in scheme. Article quoted on screen. Response of Bush's aides outlined; independent cnsl.'s office said confirming office of Vice President is under investigation, but declining comment on Bush specifically. Inquiry into Bush aide Don. Gregg's role in placing former CIA agent Felix Rodriguez within El Salvador to coordinate arms shipments to Contras recalled. [May 16, BUSH - thinks public believes him.]

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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