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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 25

    North reads his opening statement, which he had not been able to read on his first day of testimony because the statement had not been made available to the committee 48 hours in advance. North…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation, Day 23

    Oliver North was sworn in by Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI). Mr. North testified that he had authority and approval from his superiors for all his activities. He maintained that he assumed…

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    Internal Enforcement of House Ethics Rules

    Members of the House Bipartisan Task Force on Ethics examined current procedures followed by the House Committee on Standards Official Conduct to investigate and to discipline members…

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    A Pardon for Oliver North?

    Close Up Foundation sponsored a Current Issues Forum titled “A Pardon for Oliver North?” Close Up’s guests were John Nields Former Chief Counsel for the House Iran-Contra Committee and…

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    Reform Proposals on Government Misconduct

    The Committee for Iran-CONTRA and Watergate Reform released proposals, given by the presidential candidates, making recommendations to curb government misconduct and abuse. The event was…

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    Chief Counsel House Iran-Contra Committee

    After an excerpt of John Nields, Jr’s questioning of Lt. Colonel Oliver North, Mr. Nields talked about the excerpt and his role in the Iran-Contra investigation. John Nields Jr. was the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 36

    Attorney General Edwin Meese III described his November 1986 investigation, at President Ronald Reagan’s request, into the Iran-Contra affair. Attorney General Meese answered questions about…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 31

    Poindexter testifies that he did not give Oliver North direct orders to lie to Congress, but that he did expect North to withold information and that it was necessary to do so to protect the operation…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 30

    Admiral John Poindexter was questioned on whether President Reagan directed the National Security Council to organize support of the Contras. He was also questioned further about the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 24

    North answers questions concerning money handling and decision making in the “enterprise,” the network of private companies used to sell arms to Iran and supply the contras. North explains the security fence at…

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    The Testimony of Oliver North

    Members of the Senate and Lt.Col.Oliver North spoke to reporters about the day’s hearing.

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 21

    Stanley Sporkin testified concerning the drafting of two presidential findings that authorized selling arms to Iran.

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 18 Part 1

    Bretton Sciaroni testified concerning an investigation he conducted for the Intelligence Oversight Board which concluded that the National Security Council had not raised funds for or given…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 16

    David Lewis testified concerning comments that Albert Hakim’s lawyer made to Lewis about the North death benefit account, called the “bellybutton” account. Albert Hakim testified further…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 15 Part 2

    Albert Hakim, the business partner of retired General Richard Secord answered questions about a death benefit account he set aside for Oliver North. Mr. Hakim also testified about meetings…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 14

    Assistant Secretary Elliott Abrams answered questions concerning his role in the Costa Rica airstrip and his role in soliciting aid for the Contras from the Sultan of Brunei, who donated 10…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 9

    Robert Owen was questioned further about his activities for Oliver North. He ended his testimony by reading a poem praising Oliver North and the Contras.

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 6

    Robert McFarlane was questioned further about his role in soliciting funds for the Contras. He admited withholding information in December 1986 testimony before a congressional investigative…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 2

    Major General Richard Secord was questioned about the details of selling arms to Iran. He testifies that he received no profits from the arms sales. General Secord also testifies that he…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 1

    The proceedings began with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Representative Lee Hamilton (D-IN). After two hours, testimony…

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