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BCCI Investigation / Justice Department / Barr / Chenoi / Thornburgh #578424

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Attorney General designate William Barr's confirmation hearings tomorrow mentioned. Report introduced.

(Washington: Brian Ross) Justice Department's handling of the BCCI investigation featured; details given of BCCI banker Nazir Chenoi's disclosure that BCCI was involved in covert arms shipments to Iran; scenes shown of Chenoi in prison. [Chenoi's lawyer Sandy WEINBERG - comments on Justice Department's handling of Chenoi's Iran/Contra disclosures.] Key indictments in the BCCI case said stalled in Washington, DC, since August; role of former Attorney General Richard Thornburgh and Barr in delaying BCCI prosecutions mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Ross, Brian

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