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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Role of Attorney General Edwin Meese in plan to build Iraqi oil pipeline and pay off Israeli government reviewed. Report introduced.
(DC: Dennis Troute) Details of payoff plan outlined on screen; map shown. Stopping of plan after ex-ntl. security advisor William Clark's review of it reported "Washington Post" article on Meese's awareness of payoff plan cited. CIA director William Casey reported backing plan after 1985 meeting with Meese's friend E. Robert Wallach. [Wallach's attorney George WALKER - discusses payment plan.] Investigation of issue by independent cnsl. James McKay reported
- Jennings, Peter;
- Troute, Dennis
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