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Iraq / Bank Loan Case #137913

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) The case involving how President Bush's administration has handled the case involving illegal bank loans to Iraq by the Atlanta branch of the Italian BNL bank that was headed by Christopher Drogoul examined; details recalled of the government case that Drogoul acted alone. Evidence that the Italian bank and the Bush administration knew about the loans outlined; details given of CIA documents that the CIA and Justice Department withheld from the prosecutor. Judge Marvin Shoob's statement about the case quoted and his speculation that the administration might be carrying out a cover-up noted. [Deputy attorney general George TERWILLIGER - expressions frustration about the information coming out of the CIA.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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