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Iran Arms Scandal / State of The Union Address #312734

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan said ignoring Iran arms scandal in tonight's State of the Union address; Secretary of State George Shultz noted testifying that arms-for-hostages operation continued long after President claimed it had ended.

(DC: Bill Plante) President's lack of apology for Iran arms scandal in State of the Union speech, despite urgings to the contrary by many supporters, examined. [Representatives Robert MICHEL, Jim WRIGHT - disagree.] Focus of speech outlined on screen, discussed. [Representative Tony COELHO - questions whether Reagan can regain control.] [MICHEL - responds.]

(Studio: Dan Rather, Bill Plante) Supporters' expectations for President's address tonight considered.

(DC: Phil Jones) Shultz's Capitol Hill testimony today on Iran arms scandal featured; details given, scenes shown. [SHULTZ - claims arms-for- hostages concept has ended; reacts to Iranian parliament speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani's allegations last night; demands Iran reject its "bellicose" policies before relations can improve; describes dealing with Iran.]

Jones, Phil;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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