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US-Iran Relations / Arms Sales #538159

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 18, 1984
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(Studio) Americans and Iranians reported chgd. with selling arms to Iran during the US hostage crisis; former top government official said possibly involved.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) FBI investigation into former assistant attorney general Stanley Pottinger for role in arms deals with Iran during hostage crisis and status of inquiry examined. Films shown. Confession of Reza Hashemi, indicted with brother Cyrus Hashemi, noted; Pottinger's apparent role considered. [US attorney Rudolph GIULIANI - notes investigation against Pottinger is continuing.] FBI reported losing tape recordings implicating Pottinger in arms deals.
REPORTER: James Polk Artist: Ida Libby Dengrove

Brokaw, Tom;
Polk, James

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