CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 24, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Richard Secord reported entering plea bargain for his involvement in Iran/Contra scandal; details given; scenes shown from court. Secord quoted regarding use of Iran/Contra funds to pay for Oliver North's home security system. Judge Aubrey Robinson quoted on screen regarding sentence that does not include imprisonment. [SECORD - says Ronald Reagan was aware of Iran/Contra affair.] [Attorney James HAMILTON - explains light sentences.] Secord reported expected to testify at trial of John Poindexter. (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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