CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Indictment of former CIA official Clair George on charges that he lied to Congress about the role of the CIA in the Iran/Contra affair featured; scenes shown. [Office of Independent counsel Craig GILLEN - details charges against George.] [GEORGE - comments.] Former CIA official Alan Fiers' guilty plea on similar charges earlier this year mentioned. Possible effect of George indictment on Robert Gates, President Bush's nominee for CIA director, mentioned.
(Studio: Dan Rather; Washington: Rita Braver) Discussion held about Gates' nomination and his position in the CIA during the Iran/Contra affair.
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