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Iran Arms Scandal / Contra Aid #315109

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 07, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Terence Smith) President Reagan's expected battle with Congress this wk. over his request for further aid to Nicaraguan Contras, in light of Iran arms scandal, previewed; scenes shown. [Senator Robert DOLE - feels commitment should be honored.] [Representative David BONIOR - wants unanswered questions under investigation in Iran arms operation answered before further funds are appropriated; feels nation doesn't support President's policy.] Admin. noted expressing support for peace proposal of Costa Rican President Ricardo Arias in effort to recoup credibility. [US ambassador to Costa Rica Francis McNEIL - notes Latin Americans don't believe United States wants peace settlement.] [Assistant secretary state Elliott ABRAMS - defs. administration policy.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Smith, Terence

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