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Iran/Contra Affair / North Trial #120650

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 19, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Projected opening of trial of Oliver North for his role in Iran/Contra affair noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Cokie Roberts) Concern over trial and national security issues featured. [On "This Wk.", ex-cnsl. for Iran/Contra committee Arthur LIMAN - says North has right to show what environmental was in White House] [Senator Orrin HATCH - says classified problems will arise.] Issue of whether or not investigation has been worth it detailed. [On May 5, 1987, Senator Warren RUDMAN - says these hearings show the self-corrective nature of our government] [Representative Thomas FOLEY - says not every Congress investigation must result in specific legislature]

Roberts, Cokie;
Donaldson, Sam

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