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Iran/Contra Affair / Bush and Secord #346557

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 24, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) A new challenge to President Bush's claim that he was out of the loop in the last administration's secret sale of arms to Iran examined. [Retired Major General Richard SECORD - says Bush was in the loop.] Recent release of notes of a telephone call between then-Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and then-Secretary of State George Shultz about Bush's claims not to know outlined. [August 26, BUSH - denies knowledge of memo.] Implications of charges for campaign '92 noted. [Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Albert GORE, Democratic presidential candidate Bill CLINTON - raise the Iran/Contra issue.] [Brookings Institution Stephen HESS - downplays the issues of Iran/Contra or the draft.]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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