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Iran/Contra Hearings #316321

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 25, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Testimony today of assistant attorney general Charles Cooper said indicating deception and cover-up by Colonel Oliver North, John Poindexter, and possibly William Casey on diversion of Iranian arms sale funds to Contras; details given, scenes shown. [Voice of Senator cnsl. Pam NAUGHTON - questions failure of Poindexter or Casey to dispute North's fraudulent stmts. to investigators.] [COOPER - responds; describes Attorney General Edwin Meese's reaction to learning of diversion operation, its political significance.] [Voice of NAUGHTON - questions if President Reagan saw memorandum.] [COOPER - responds.] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - accuses Justice Department of mishandling investigation.]

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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