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Nightline #657122

ABC Special for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1986

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  • Taped segment with Jeff Greenfield about Iran-Contra scandal with Senators Robert Byrd, Sam Nunn, House Majority Leader Jim Wright, Carter Cabinet member Joseph Califano, Attorney General Edwin Meese, Representative Michael Barnes, former National Security Council staff member David Aaron, Deputy Secretary of State John Whitehead, and Editor, US News & World Report David Gergen.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel and ABC White House Correspondent Sam Donaldson re: how the Regan administration is dealing with the problem.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, former Regan Secretary of State Alexander Haig and former Nixon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger re: National Security Council.

  • Taped Segment with James Walker re: what is known about Iran-Contra with President Regan, Israeli Foreign Ministry Spokesman, and Avi Pozner.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel and Contra Leader Adolfo Calero re: money to the Contras.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, ABC House of Representatives Correspondent Charles Gibson and ABC Senate Correspondent Brit Hume re: comparison between Watergate and Iran Contra and where Congress will handle the scandal.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Richard Cheney re: how Congress will react. Richard Cheney also comments on the job of a White House chief of staff.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, former Regan Secretary of State Alexander Haig and former Nixon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger re: how the deal might have happened and who is to blame.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, Senator Patrick Leahy and Representative Richard Cheney re: CIA involvement and aid to Contras.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, former Regan Secretary of State Alexander Haig and former Nixon Secretary of State Henry Kissinger re: role of press in this story.

  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel, ABC House of Representatives Correspondent Charles Gibson and ABC Senate Correspondent Brit Hume re: effect of the Iran-Contra scandal on the Regan presidency.

  • Reporter(s):
    Greenfield, Jeff;
    Walker James
    Duration:
    00:58:00

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