Iran-Contra Investigation Day 23

Oliver North was sworn in by Senator Inouye.  Oliver North testified that he had authority and approval from his superiors for all his… read more

Oliver North was sworn in by Senator Inouye. 

Oliver North testified that he had authority and approval from his

superiors for all his activities. North maintained that he assumed

presidential approval, but did not ever receive direct approval from

President Reagan.

North was questioned about shredding and falsifying documents. He

also was questioned about soliciting donations for the contras from third

world countries. North contradicted testimony from Robert McFarlane that

McFarlane told NSC staff not to solicit aid from foreign countries or

private sources. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Iran-Contra Investigation Day 23

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Program ID:
9532-1
Category:
Joint Committee
Format:
Joint Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 7, 1987

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  • Jul 07, 1987 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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