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Iran/Contra Scandal / Meese #109967

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) "The Atlanta Journal/Constitution" said suggesting Attorney General Edwin Meese was more involved in Colonel Oliver North's Iran/Contra operation than he admits; details given.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) President Reagan mentioned declining comment on reports of cover-up by his top advisers. [Courtesy "This Wk.", MEESE - will withhold comment until he testifies; denies any wrongdoing.] [Courtesy NBC, Secretary of State George SHULTZ - denies Iran/Contra affair has any relationship to US for. policy; considers incident "sickening."] Shultz's reaction to testimony of Albert Hakim regarding possible prisoner exchange between Kuwait and captors of United States hostages in Lebanon. [SHULTZ - claims that his earlier denial of Eugene Hasenfus' link to United States government was because Elliott Abrams was lied to; considers North's questionable credibility a problem.] Upcoming Iran/Contra hearing witnesses noted include Meese and Shultz.

Donaldson, Sam;
Kast, Sheilah

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