Men of zeal: a candid inside story of the Iran-Contra hearings
The book that made front-page news for its behind-the-scenes coverage of the Iran-Contra hearings now includes a new Afterword on the trials of Oliver North, John Poindexter, and Richard Secord. 16 pages of photos.
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To make his point that North was David to the Committee's Goliath, he
complained about the unfairness of North's having had only seven days to review
the large number of documents: On June 30, when those records were delivered,
Either through neglect or design, Meese and his associates took no steps to
prevent the destruction of documents. As a result, many documents were
destroyed, lost to the inquiry and to history. The destruction began in earnest
soon after ...
The "admission of facts" agreed to by the defense and the prosecution was
presumably drafted by North's defense counsel, and drew conclusions from
classified documents and other evidence. The conclusions were obviously
framed in a ...
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As the mosaic of the Iran-Contra affair comes together, the deception by key figures in the Reagan administration is increasingly evident. This latest book by senators from Maine who served on the ... Read full review