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Iraq / Bank Loan Case #341256

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Dispute between the CIA and the Justice Department ""over the government's handling of the case of illegal bank loans to Iraq by the Atlanta branch of the Italian BNL bank headed by Christopher Drogoul examined; details given of the Justice Department allegations that Drogoul acted alone. [Before an empty House, on September 14, Representative Henry GONZALEZ - says the CIA report said BNL authorized the loans.] [Senator David BOREN - raises questions about President Bush's administration's handling of the issue.] Evidence from a CIA September 17 letter about the extent of the information it had noted. CIA, Justice Department, FBI and Senate Intelligence Committee reported now each investigating whether mistakes were made or a cover-up was carried out.

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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