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US arms sales to Iran scandal

Title
US arms sales to Iran scandal
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:38
Description
Report on the arms sales to Iran scandal as internal investigations begin. Includes US President Ronald Reagan avoiding questions on a Thanksgiving photoshoot with a live turkey; Attorney General Edwin Meese speaking to press; former Secretary of State Alexander Haig expresses doubt that only two people knew of the actions; former State Department spokesman Hodding Carter III calling for prosecutions. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Ronald Reagan; Alexander Haig; Edwin Meese; Hodding Carter III
Keywords
USA; Iran; Nicaragua; Politics; Arms sales; Finance; Guerilla warfare; Public opinion polls; Public inquiries; Donald Regan; John Poindexter

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