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McFarlane / Suicide Attempt, Iran Arms Scandal #314207

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Condition of Robert McFarlane following attempted suicide noted; implications of incident for investigation of Iran arms scandal discussed. Jonda McFarlane's telephone call to emergency services quoted on screen. [Senator Richard LUGAR - praises McFarlane's courage in testifying about operation.] [Representative Michael DeWINE - doesn't think investigation will be affected.] Reagans said expecting to call McFarlane's family. [Senator Gordon HUMPHREY - blames media and investigators.] [John EHRLICHMAN - describes pressure on McFarlane.]

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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