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Iran Arms Scandal #307809

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Senate Select Committee's probable timetable for investigating Iran arms scandal examined; details given, scenes shown. [Chairperson Senator Dan. INOUYE - explains committee's approach to inquiry.] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - hopes truth doesn't lead to President Reagan.] Senate Intelligence Committee said rejecting Reagan's request that Colonel Oliver North and John Poindexter be granted limited immunity in exchange for their testimony. [House Select Committee chairperson Representative Lee HAMILTON - notes continued concern over where money diverted from Iranian arms sales to Contras is or was.] [Senators David DURENBERGER and William COHEN - disagree on who was involved with North.] Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and Attorney General Edwin Meese mentioned testifying today.

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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