Iran-Contra Investigation Day 5

Robert McFarlane testified about a Reagan administration plan involving Drug Enforcement Administration agents using 2 million dollars to… read more

Robert McFarlane testified about a Reagan administration plan involving Drug Enforcement Administration agents using 2 million dollars to pay bribes and ransom for the release of U.S. hostages held in Lebanon. McFarlane answered questions about President Reagan’s knowledge of efforts to solicit other countries for contra funds. Robert McFarlane also related being told by Oliver North that he planned a “shredding party” after the Justice Department investigation was initiated.

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Iran-Contra Investigation Day 5

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Program ID:
8834-1
Category:
Joint Committee
Format:
Joint Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 1987

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  • May 11, 1987 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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