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Iran/Contra Affair / North Trial / US-Honduras Relations #327026

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Jury reported deliberating in Oliver North's Iran/Contra trial. Case noted raising doubts with regard to stories of Ronald Reagan and George Bush. Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) North trial reported raising questions with regard to Reagan admin.'s aid to Nicaraguan Contras. [Representative David OBEY - comments on situation.] North's attempts to maintain Honduras' support of Contras reviewed; Bush's visit to Honduras recalled. Former Secretary of State George Shultz recalled asserting that State Department was not aware of attempt to provide Honduras with foreign aid because they helped Contras. [OBEY - wants to know if Bush told truth with regard to his role in affair.] [White House chief of staff John SUNUNU - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Engberg, Eric
Duration:
00:02:40

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