ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) Indictment of Clair George, who then ran the CIA's covert operations, on charges in the Iran/Contra case featured; details given of allegation that George lied to investigators about what the CIA knew of Oliver North's operations to sell arms to Iran and supply arms to the Nicaraguan Contras. Roles of pilot Eugene Hasenfus, CIA task force director Alan Fiers, CIA director William Casey and deputy director Robert Gates and George reviewed. [GEORGE - reads statement.] Gates noted now seeking confirmation as the new CIA director.
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