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Iran Arms Scandal / Meese #307854

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 19, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Item with regard to Edwin Meese testimony before Congress introduction

(DC: Phil Jones) [MEESE - says Oliver North told him President Reagan did not know of funds to Contras.] Amt. of money going to Contras considered. [MEESE - explains estimate of funds to Contras. Answering question, says it is not certain any money actually got to Contras.] [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - speculates with regard to what CIA director William Casey knows.] Robert Gates said assuming powers as CIA director while Casey recuperates from brain surgery. Reporter considers questions with regard to money to Contras.

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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