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Iran/Contra Hearings #315796

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1987
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Testimony in today's Iran/Contra hearings of private contributors Joseph Coors, Ellen Garwood and William O'Boyle on their aid to Contras at the requests of Colonel Oliver North and Carl Spitz Channell reported; details given, scenes shown. [O'BOYLE - describes alleged United States plan to aid Contra takeover of Nicaragua with secret military blockade.] [Senator George MITCHELL - questions O'Boyle's understanding of plan.] [O'BOYLE - responds.] [Staff cnsl. Thomas FRYMAN - questions North's and Channell's roles in solicitation scheme.] [GARWOOD - responds.] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - considers it a "one-two punch" scheme.] O'Boyle's testimony on size of contribution necessary for meeting President Reagan and testimony of Coors on William Casey directing him to North outlined on screen. [COORS - recalls North showing him picture of "his plane."] Albert Hakim mentioned scheduled to testify next week

Jones, Phil;
Kuralt, Charles

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