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Nicaragua / Hall Arrested, Iran Arms Scandal #307777

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Arrest of Sam Hall for spying in Nicaragua and implications for investigation into covert gunrunning operations to region examined; details given, scenes and photos shown. [Representative Tony HALL - claims ignorance about brother's activities in Central America.] Allegations that Hall was part of mercenary group under direction of Colonel Oliver North and funded by National Sec. Council discussed. [MAN - describes officials' concern over exposure of situation.] [July 1, 1985, mercenary Peter GLIBBERY - claims Central American operation in which he participated was funded by NSC.] Glibbery's story, include claim that State Department aide Robert Owen, who reported directly to North, was liaison outlined. [July 1, 1985, mercenary Stephen CARR - describes United States Air Force's role in covert arms shipments to Contras.] Carr's death Saturday reported [Edward CARR - recalls brother's fear of assassination by government]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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