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Iran/Contra Hearings / Hamilton #316283

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 22, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Madison, IN: Bob Faw) Reaction of Representative Lee Hamilton's IN district to his role in Iran/Contra investigation featured; scenes shown. [June 9, HAMILTON - deplores testimony cmtes. have heard so far.] Tiffany Jo Featherstone mentioned Little Miss Hanover winner, shown. [MAN - is bored with Iran/Contra affair.] [Media consultant David GARTH - notes issue's unimportance outside of E.] [MAN - felt Watergate was just "thieves", that this is different.] Watergate hearing footage shown with H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, John Dean. [June 28, 1973, Howard BAKER - questions what President Richard Nixon knew and when did he know it.] [Metzger's Clothing Store SPOKESPERSON - is baffled by it all.] Atmosphere surrounding Watergate versus Iran/Contra scandal compared; Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, Jessica Hahn, Donna Rice mentioned, shown. [TV critic Ben STEIN - notes evening news has been replaced by "Entertainment Tonight" and "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" in many parts of cntry.] Wilma Helton's vegetable stand mentioned, shown. [PEOPLE - feel corruption is expected of political leaders now.]

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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