NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 17, 1987
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.
(Studio: James Polk) Upcoming trial of former aide to President Reagan, Michael Deaver for illegal lobbying reported Role of new special prosecutor's law passed in Watergate aftermath cited. Deaver's alcoholism as legal defense detailed. [Legal EXPERT - says such a defense a gamble.] Witnesses to testify to Deaver's lying to them noted to include Elizabeth Dole, George Shultz, Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter. Future trial of another Reagan aide, Lyn Nofziger noted.
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