× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Iran Arms Scandal #553071

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 09, 1987
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: Fred Francis) Admin.'s claim that Israel instigated Iranian arms- for-hostages operation and Israel's continued denial noted.; Senate Intelligence Committee's findings involving Mideast expert Michael Ledeen, Robert McFarlane, Secretary of State George Shultz, Manucher Ghorbanifar, Israel and Iran-Iraq war, aide to Prime Min. Shimon Peres, Amiram Nir, Colonel Oliver North, Attorney General Edwin Meese detailed. [PERES - denies allegations.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli defense min Yitzhak Rabin reported claiming United States asked Israel not to attack Iranian-backed Hizballah guerrillas out of concern for hostages' well-being; details given.

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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.