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Lebanon Hostages / US-Iran Arms Deals #547333

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Vic Walter) Arms shipments from Israel to Iran, through Nigerian company, International Air Tours, and piloted by Miami pilots Herman Duran and Mario Perito examined; details given, scenes shown. [DURAN - acknowledges flights.] International Air Tours said purchasing plane from Richard Wellman, owner of International Airline Support Group. [WELLMAN - was unaware of plane's destiny; denies involvement.] Arms shipments' odyssey illustrated on map. [DURAN - notes arms were listed as produce and hospital supplies; describes Iran's supervise of cargo's unloading.] Reverend Benjamin Weir noted released after delivery of cargo. [DURAN - hopes he helped win hostages' release.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Walter, Vic

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