ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 23, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Announcement of list of witnesses for Iran/Contra trials of Oliver North and co-defendants reported Report introduced.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) List of officials from Reagan administration set to be called by Iran/Contra special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh enumerated; photos shown. Decision that testimonies of Reagan and Vice President George Bush are not necessary to prove case that North, Albert Hakim and John Poindexter made unauthorized diversions of Iran arms profits noted. Issue of immunized testimony given by defendants to Congress last year detailed; position of defense cnsls. on issue described. Attempts by defense attys. to subpoena Walsh and his staff noted; trial judge Gerhard Gesell mentioned.
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