CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) CIA director William Casey said resigning soon; implications for investigation of his role in Iran arms scandal noted. His current condition following recent brain surgery reported
(DC: David Martin) Casey's alleged future plans outlined. National Sec. Agency director General William Odom, FBI director William Webster, Howard Baker and John Tower mentioned all under consideration as his replacement. Focus of investigation into CIA's role in Iran arms scandal and agency's dealings with Manucher Ghorbanifar, Colonel Oliver North and question of missing funds involved in operation detailed on screen. Special cnsl. Lawrence Walsh, Tower Commission and Congress cmtes. investigating scandal said all receive information from North's files seized by FBI.
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