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Iran/Contra Hearings #315907

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Testimony of former United States ambassador to Costa Rica Lewis Tambs in Iran/Contra hearings featured; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of Senator Dan. INOUYE - questions Tambs' orders from Colonel Oliver North rather than Secretary of State.] [TAMBS - responds; recalls North's instructions to him to open southern front; assumed North was acting under orders of his superiors; denies breaking Boland amendment.] [Senator cnsl. Mark BELNICK - questions origin of term for private contributors.] [TAMBS - responds.] Testimony, as well, today of former CIA agent Felix Rodriguez said focusing on distrust of Americans running the Contra supply operation, include General Richard Secord (ret.). [Senator Warren RUDMAN - questions why Rodriguez placed guards on Contra planes.] [RODRIGUEZ - responds.]

Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob

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