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Gregg Nom. / Iran/Contra Affair #326917

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Results of CBS News-"New York Times" poll reported indicating that Americans believe President Bush played larger role in Iran/Contra affair than he admits. Poll results given with regard to pardon of Oliver North. Report introduced.

(DC: Terence Smith) Senator confirmation hearings of Don. Gregg, nominated by Bush to be next ambassador to South Korea, reported [Senator Alan CRANSTON - criticizes Gregg for his actions during Iran/Contra affair.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - says Cranston is targeting Bush not Gregg.] [GREGG - comments on situation.] Gregg's role in Iran/Contra affair reviewed. Gregg noted asserting that he knew nothing of sale of arms to Iran. [CRANSTON - rebukes Gregg.] Gregg's dealings with then-CIA colleague Felix Rodriguez discussed. [GREGG - explains memos he wrote to Bush. [CRANSTON - comments.] Gregg's confirmation hearings noted not expected to be smooth.

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Smith, Terence
Duration:
00:02:50

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