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Deaver Lawsuit #314488

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 25, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Michael Deaver's attorney reported filing suit against special prosecutor Whitney North Seymour and delaying client's indictment on perjury chgs. in tactic similar to that used by Colonel Oliver North to halt independent cnsl.'s investigation of Iran arms scandal; details given, scenes shown. [DEAVER - declines comment.] Attys.' arguments in today's hearing and ruling of Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson quoted on screen, discussed. [Representatives Don EDWARDS, John DINGELL -defense independent cnsl. statute.] Implications for Iran arms scandal noted. (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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