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Iran-Contra affair - Oliver North convicted

Title
Iran-Contra affair - Oliver North convicted
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
5 May 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:59
Description
Nick Peters reports on the conviction of former US marine, Colonel Oliver North over the Iran-Contra affair (Irangate), and the mania surrounding the scandal. North talks about his fight to clear his name. US President, George Bush’s involvement is then considered.
Contributors
Nick Peters; Oliver North; George H. W. Bush
Keywords
USA; Iran; Arms sales; International relations; Arms industry; Guerilla warfare; Conviction; Guerilla activities; Financial aid; Political scandals; Nicuragua; Oliver North

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