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Reagan / Iran/Arms Scandal #320371

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan reported declaring that Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, Richard Secord, Admiral John Poindexter and Albert Hakim will be found innocent of charges resulting from Iran/Contra scandal. Reagan noted refusing comment with regard to president pardons. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Reagan's consistent support of North and other men mentioned above noted. [REAGAN - says still thinks North hero and can't discuss pardons.] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - expresses outrage with regard to Reagan's stmts.] [Representative Tony COELHO -comments on president pardon.] Reagan noted asserting unanswered questions remain with regard to Iran/Contra scandal. [REAGAN - says doesn't know who got extra money.] Iran/Contra committee 's report re: profits from deal illustration; Contras noted getting less than quarter of money. [REAGAN - comments on arms shipment.] Amt. and type of arms shipped to Iran detailed. [REAGAN - denies Iran/Contra scandal was scandalous.] Reagan aides noted attempting to prevent him from discussing Iran/Contra scandal.

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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