NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 17, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: John Dancy) Republican minority's dissenting report of Iran/Contra scandal discussed. Minority report said published in defense of majority report's assertions harshly criticizing President Reagan. Minority report quoted on screen. [Representative Dick CHENEY - says majority's report exaggerates facts.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - disagrees with major report] [Senator George MITCHELL - attacks the min. report] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - says major report is tough but fair.] Disagreements over conclusions discussed.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) White House officials' announcement that special prosecutor Lawrence Walsh sent questions to President Reagan regarding Iran/Contra scandal noted. President Reagan said answering questions with lawyers' aid.