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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Justice Department brief reported seeming to take sides for Oliver North and against special prosecutor in Iran/Contra affair case. Report introduced.
(DC: Dennis Troute) Justice Department stmts. about North's upcoming trial reported [Assistant Attorney General Doug. KMIEC - comments on principles.] Issue of pres. authority and North's actions described. Indep. cnsl. Lawrence Walsh reported noting President Reagan's administration took no action in matter until after elec.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Troute, Dennis
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