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100th Congress / Iran Arms Scandal #312851

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Opening of 100th Congress, Democrat controlled, and its preoccupation with Iran arms scandal reported; scenes shown. [Senator Robert BYRD, Vice President George BUSH - consider scandal a crisis of trust.] Reaction to Senate Intelligence Committee's refusal to release its findings on scandal described. [Senator David BOREN - accuses White House legal cnsl. aides of altering committee 's report] Focus of criticism of report said based on its perceived handling of President Reagan and possibility CIA director William Casey lied to committee ; details given. [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - mocks Casey's alleged ignorance of operation.] [Senator David DURENBERGER - explains report's embarrassment to President]

Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob

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