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Iran/Contra Affair / North Trial / Documents #568818

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Oliver North trial jurors quoted with regard to Iran/Contra cover-up. Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Newly released government document reported indicating that admin. of Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush was cognizant of Iran/Contra affair in 1986; document quoted with regard to Caspar Weinberger. Response of trial jurors noted. [Jurors Denise ANDERSON, Tara KING, Caswell HARTRIDGE - say North was not in charge and not to blame for all that transpired.] President Bush quoted with regard to pardon possibilities for North.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Marine Corps. reported allowing North to keep his pension after it was taken from him earlier; Judge Gerhard Gesell mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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