NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) CIA director nominee Robert Gates' second day of Senate confirmation hearings featured; scenes shown. [Senator Bill BRADLEY - asks about Gates' awareness of covert unauthorized CIA activities.] [GATES - responds to questions on covert CIA activities in the Iran-Iraq war and on Iran/Contra.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - asks why Gates didn't ask for more information.] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - says Gates was lied to.] [BRADLEY - comments.] Gates' acknowledgement of his mistakes noted.
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