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Iran Arms Scandal / Memos #307853

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 19, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Item introd.

(DC: Bill Plante) Don. Regan said warned earlier in year that National Security Council was out of control. Content of memo summarized. [Georgetown Univ. Michael HUDSON - charges agency out of control.] [Former CIA director Stansfield TURNER - charges Reagan administration lax.] White House taping, similar to Watergate situation, noted. Larry Speakes quoted with regard to taping system. Regan said not acting on memo. Robert McFarlane quoted re: situation. McFarlane shown at December 8 hearing. Regan faults detailed. No one said taking blame for diversion of funds to Contras.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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