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Iran/Contra Affair / North Trial #118467

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 13, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Appearance of Oliver North in court for his role in Iran/Contra affair reported; details given of Judge Gerhard Gesell stmts. about special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh's request that certain chgs. be dropped due to classified nature of evidence. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - says it was Walsh's decision.] Thornburgh's declaration that exec. privilege should protect both President Reagan and Vice President George Bush from having to make ctrm. appearance noted. Future of North's trial predicted. (Artist: Aggie Whelan Kenny)

Kenny, Aggie Whelan;
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis

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