NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Andrea Mitchell) Former CIA official Alan Fiers' testimony at CIA director nominee Robert Gates' Senate confirmation hearing featured; scenes shown. [Senator David BOREN - questions Fiers.] [FIERS - says Gates understood framework but not details of Iran/Contra; comments on involvement of former CIA officials William Casey, Clair George, and Oliver North in Iran/Contra.] George's recent perjury charges mentioned. Document challenging Gates' story quoted on screen. [Former CIA official Thomas POLGAR - says Gates was part of the coverup and concealment.] Discussion held about Gates' chances for confirmation.
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