NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Arthur Kent) "Washington Post" report on CIA operations in Iran for past 7 years examined; agency said aiding Ayatollah Khomeini's regime in iden. KGB agents, on word of 1982 defector Vladimir Kuzichkin, funding former Iranian navy commander Ahmad Madani's attempted overthrow of Khomeini, and financing Reza Pahlevi's clandestine broadcast into Iran last year [Former CIA dir. Stansfield TURNER - explains purpose of seemingly contradictory operations.] Implications for CIA director William Casey regarding administration's secret arms shipments to Iran noted.
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