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Iran Arms Scandal / Abuse of Power #314538

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Eric Hoffer's "The True Believer" recalled. Tower commission report's analysis of Colonel Oliver North described.

(Bruce Morton) Indications that North, John Poindexter, and Robert McFarlane, perceiving themselves as the only "true believers" in administration, abused their power out of sense of paranoia examined as illustrated in their remarks to each other (quoted on screen) about cabinet, Don. Regan, Richard Secord, William Casey, American public. [NORTH - refers to Bible passage.] Passage mentioned quoted.

Rather, Dan

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