Search the Archive

Iran Arms Scandal #547889

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 16, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Tom Pettit) Contradictions discovered in Vice President George Bush's previous stmts. on his knowledge of Iran arms scandal and diversion of funds to Contras examined; Bush recalled former CIA director [December 3, BUSH - denies knowledge of funds' diversion; claims opposition to scheme.] Questions raised by Bush's ntl. security adviser Don. Gregg's relationship with former CIA agent Max Gomez, also known as Felix Rodriguez, who directed Contra supply operations from El Salvador discussed. [December 3, GREGG - acknowledges introduction Bush to Gomez.] Bush's mtgs. with Gomez reviewed. Bush's office said informed by Gomez of gunrunner Eugene Hasenfus' capture before White House was told.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reaction of right-wing fundraiser Carl (Spitz) Channell to allegations that North worked with him on political commercials against admin.'s Central American policy critics reported

Brokaw, Tom;
Pettit, Tom

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.