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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.
(DC: Karen Burnes) Testimony of CIA operations chief Clair George to Iran/Contra hearings said indicating schism between late CIA director William Casey and his key aides over use of General Richard Secord (ret.) for covert Contra operation; details given, scenes shown. George's testimony on Secord and his association with convicted felon Edmund Wilson, on character of Manucher Ghorbanifar and consequences of administration's desperation to gain release of hostages quoted on screen. CIA's Central American task force chief Alan Fiers reported describing meeting run by Vice President George Bush's aide Don. Gregg on illegal admin.'s effort to involve CIA in illegal Contra aid operation. Fiers quoted on screen. Implications of today's testimony for Casey considered.
- Burnes, Karen;
- Threlkeld, Richard
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