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    Iran-Contra

    Malcolm Byrne talked about his book, Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power, in which he looks at the Iran-Contra scandal. Mr. Byrne used declassified…

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    Iran-Contra Affair

    Metropolitan State University professor Douglas Rossinow talked about the Iran-Contra affair. The Iran-Contra affair stemmed from Reagan administration officials funding of the Contras, who…

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    Presidential Address on Tower Commission Report

    In an address to the nation, President Reagan responded to the findings of the Tower Commission and pledged to implement the recommendations in it. He admitted that “mistakes” were made and that…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Final Report

    Independent Counsel Walsh announced the release of his final report on the Iran-Contra investigation to the public. He officially concluded his seven-year investigation into possible involvement by…

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    Oliver North's Perspective

    Lieutenant Colonel North spoke to members of the National Press Club about the Iran-Contra affair, focusing on his tenure as a security council aide during the Reagan administration and his…

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    Lost History: Contras and Project Truth

    Mr. Parry talked about his book, Lost History: Contras, Cocaine, the Press and "Project Truth". The book tells the story of the reporters that broke the secret Contra operation in Iran.…

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    Saving The Reagan Presidency

    David Abshire talked about his book Saving The Reagan Presidency: Trust Is the Coin of the Realm, published by Texas A and M University Press. In the book the author recounted his involvement in the…

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    Reaction to Iran-Contra Pardon

    Secretary Weinberger held a news conference shortly after he received a presidential pardon for his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair, in which money obtained from the sale of arms to…

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    October Surprise

    Former National Security Council member Gary Sick discussed his recent book October Surprise: America’s Hostages in Iran and the Election of Ronald Reagan. In his book, Mr. Sick explored the…

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    Reaction to Iran-Contra Pardon

    Mr. Walsh spoke in a news conference to condemn the president’s pardon of former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger announced earlier in the day by the White House. He said the pardon…

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    Empires Workshop

    Greg Grandin talked about his book, Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism, published by Metropolitan Books. He discussed U.S. relations with Latin…

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    The Nightingale's Song

    Robert Timberg discussed his book, The Nightingale’s Song, published by Simon and Schuster. Timberg, also an Annapolis graduate and Vietnam veteran, researched the careers of Oliver North,…

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    Nerve Center: Inside the White House Situation Room

    Mr. Bohn talks about his book Nerve Center: Inside the White House Situation Room, published by Brasseys, Inc. Mr. Bohn gives a slide presentation on the function and history of the White House…

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    Iran-Contra Affair

    Retired Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North responded to telephone callers' questions on his involvement in the Iran-Contra affair during the 1980's as well as other issues in American politics. Lt.…

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    House Republicans on "October Surprise"

    Six House Republicans held a press conference in the Capitol to criticize the re-exhumation of the “October Surprise” issue by a House panel. The panel intends to investigate charges that…

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    Presidential Photo Opportunity

    In a photo opportunity during a meeting with Republican members of Congress in the White House, President Bush made statements in support of his nominees for the director of the CIA and the Supreme…

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    CIA Director Nomination

    President Bush paused during his stay at his vacation home in Kennebunkport, ME, to discuss the nomination of Robert Gates, former deputy national security adviser, for the position of…

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    Open Phones: Events in the Persian Gulf

    The callers discussed the events in the Middle East and gave their perspectives.

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    Government Deception

    Ms. Nelson disclosed new findings about the CIA, Savings and Loan, and the Iran Contra Affair. She also discussed the possibility of a new party and realignments. The Christic Institute is…

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    Poindexter Iran-Contra Trial

    Mr. Pichirallo discusses the Iran-Contra affair trial of former national security advisor John Poindexter. Yesterday Poindexter was sentenced to six months in prison.

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