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'88 Vote / Bush #109321

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Durham, New Hampshire: Carole Simpson) Iran arms scandal noted continue to plague Vice President George Bush's 1988 presidential campaign; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - criticizes focus of some Iran/Contra hearings; denies that either he or President were aware of situation; defs. President's faulty memory.] Possible implications for Bush of upcoming testimony at Iran/Contra hearings of former CIA agent Felix Rodriguez and Robert Dutton, aide to Richard Secord, noted; both men said allegedly knowledgeable as to extent of Bush's involvement in operation.

Simpson, Carole;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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