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Iran/Contra Case / Poindexter / Walsh #325133

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 17, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Upcoming trial of John Poindexter noted.

(DC: Rita Braver) Interview with Iran/Contra independent prosecutor Lawrence Walsh featured; scenes shown. [WALSH - reviews the case.] Cases of Oliver North, Robert McFarlane and Joseph Fernandez recalled; details given of refusal by President Bush administration to allow "classified" information to be used at Fernandez trial. [WALSH - says President Reagan said the facts would be made public and that this commitment has not been kept.] Criticism of Walsh's aggressiveness noted. [Washington Legal Fndn.'s Alan SLOBODIN - comments.] [WALSH - says there is the promise of further prosecution if it happens again.]

Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie

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