An Election Held Hostage?

The Fund for New Priorities in America held a press conference before sponsoring a forum entitled, "An Election Held Hostage?". The subject… read more

The Fund for New Priorities in America held a press conference before sponsoring a forum entitled, "An Election Held Hostage?". The subject of the press conference and forum was allegations made by members of the Carter administration and others that advisers to 1980 presidential candidate Ronald Reagan cut a deal with Iran during the campaign for the delayed release of the American hostages in Iran in exchange for arms. Former hostages Rosen and Kennedy spoke to reporters on their experiences in Iran, and advocated a Congressional investigation into the involvement of the Reagan campaign in the hostage situation. Rep. Derrick received an open letter from several former hostages in Iran requesting a Congressional investigation into the matter. close

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An Election Held Hostage?

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Program ID:
18401-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 13, 1991
Last Aired:
Jun 17, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jun 13, 1991 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 13, 1991 | 10:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 14, 1991 | 4:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 14, 1991 | 8:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 1991 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 1991 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 1991 | 2:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 1991 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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