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Iran/Contra Scandal #313544

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 18, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Uniquely American view of Congress hearings discussed. Scenes of Iran/Contra scandal and 1951 Kefauver crime hearings. Watergate recalled as high drama. Iran/Contra scandal noted as tedious except when Lieutenant Oliver North's former secretary Fawn Hall appeared before committee Contra hearings noted being almost overshadowed by Gary Hart scandal; scenes shown. North's popularity discussed; details given, scenes shown. White House reported beginning to be viewed as an administration in chaos; details given. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - (on "Face the Nation") states he did not have authority to speak for entire administration] Disillusionment of Americans noted.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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