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Iran/Contra Scandal / Poindexter Trial #333170

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 11, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Judge Harold Greene's sentencing of John Poindexter reported; details given of charges, trial and sentencing; scenes shown of Poindexter outside courthouse. [Prosecutor Dan WEBB - says jail sentence is deterrent to government officials.] [Poindexter's attorney Richard BECKLER - says we plan to appeal.] Webb's courtroom arguments and Greene's remarks quoted on screen. [Representative Lee HAMILTON - comments on sentence.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Engberg, Eric;
Juhlin, Don;
Rather, Dan

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