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Iran Arms Scandal #312594

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 19, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's continued public silence on Iran arms scandal and continued efforts to meet with him of investigative panel he appointed noted.

(DC: Phil Jones) Senate Intelligence Committee's final report on scandal's parameters previewed; implications for President Reagan's involvement of 1986 memorandum by Colonel Oliver North considered. Report's criticism of operation's use of Iranian liaison Manucher Ghorbanifar despite CIA warnings about him noted. [November 21, CIA director William CASEY - denies breaking law.] Report said not being forwarded to special select committee

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tehran, Iran: Bill Redeker) Iran's denunciation of United States and public's reaction to country's arms deals with United States examined; details given, scenes shown. [Writer Fereydon PEZESHICAN - comments.] Negotiations here led by Robert McFarlane and North reviewed. ["Tehran Times" editor Irfan PARVIZ - claims relations with United States are impossible as long as United States conts. anti-Islam, pro- Israeli policies.] Switzerland's role as liaison between the 2 cntrys. and US hostages in Lebanon mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan;
Redeker, Bill
Duration:
00:05:30

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