ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 06, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Death of former CIA director William Casey reported; possible impact on Iran arms scandal investigation considered. His career reviewed. [Senate committee chairperson Senator Dan. INOUYE - praises Casey's record of commitment to US.] [President REAGAN - agrees.] Photos shown. [1980, CASEY - believes country is in trouble.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - accuses Casey of disregarding law.] [At later date, CASEY - notes his successes in intelligence can't be revealed.] [Courtesy "Good Morning" "America", former CIA director William COLBY - praises Casey's role at CIA.] Agency's controversies during Casey's tenure reviewed. [LEAHY - notes Casey's knowledge of Iran arms scandal died with him.]
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