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Nicaragua / Contra Aid #311417

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Senator reported supporting President Reagan's Contra aid request.

(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) House subcommittee reported voting to have special prosecutor investigate perjury and obstruction of justice chgs. against former White House aide &Reagan family friend Michael Deaver; details given, scenes shown. [Representative Norman LENT - accuses Deaver of withholding info.] Subcommittee 's specific allegations said involving: Deaver's alleged conflict of interest in dealings with former national security adviser Robert McFarlane on behalf of Puerto Rico, ambs. Mike Mansfield and Richard Burt, with OMB director James Miller on behalf of Rockwell International's B-1 bomber contract. White House cnsl. Fred Fielding's allegations outlined. [President REAGAN -defs. Deaver; remarks transcribed on screen.]

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:02:00

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