CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 17, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Phil Jones) Legal tactic underlying Colonel Oliver North's refusal to testify in secret about Iran/Contra operation examined; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Dan. INOUYE - cites objections of North's attys. to closed sessions.] [Representative Richard CHENEY - accepts credibility of North's willingness to testify.] [Watergate assistant cnsl. Terry LENZNER - considers advantages of maneuver for North.] [December 19, 1986, NORTH - claims desire to tell story.] [May 2, NORTH - denies any guilt.] Betsy North said also refusing to talk to investigators. Contd. secret testimony of John Poindexter reported
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