NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Carl Stern) Justice Department reported requesting that certain classified documents not be used during Oliver North's Iran/Contra trial; details given. Justice Department attorney noted telling Judge Gerhard Gesell that court of appeals had been asked to stop trial. Gesell quoted with regard to government appeal. Court of appeals noted rejecting administration's argument. [Assistant attorney general Edward DENNIS - comments on situation.] Special prosecutors quoted with regard to hopes that trial may begin Monday (Artist: Betty Wells)
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