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Iran/Contra Scandal / Investigation / Review #588617

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statement from independent prosecutor Lawrence Walsh that there will be no more new criminal charges in the Iran/Contra case reported.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The Iran/Contra scandal and President Bush's role examined; details reviewed of the secret sale of arms to Iran by President Ronald Reagan's administration in hopes of freeing the hostages and of the revenues to supply arms to the Nicaragua Contras. Questions about Bush's knowledge of the deal and his comments on it detailed. [January 7, 1988, BUSH - explains when he knew about the deal.] Bush's 1987 interview with "Washington Post" quoted and a memo contradicting Bush's story about his talks with Secretary of State George Shultz and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger detailed. [On August 26, BUSH - says he did not know about the memo.] Weinberger's upcoming trial on his role in the scandal mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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