ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 01, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan reported restating view that Oliver North will not be granted pardon before his trial for role in Iranian arms scandal. Report introduced.
(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Issue of White House refusal to release classified documents that North feels are vital to his defense reported; details given. [REAGAN - says these are national security secrets.] Decision facing trial judge Gerhard Gesell outlined. [Representative Thomas FOLEY - says court will have to decide which chgs. against North are dependent on those documents.]
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