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Iran-Contra

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C28152-12, President Reagan in Robert McFarlane's office with Adolfo Calero, a Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance (Contra) leader, and Oliver North. 04/04/1985.

28154-30, President Reagan Meeting with Senior Staff regarding Nicaragua and Central American Peace Proposal in the oval office with Robert McFarlane, Oliver North, Langhorne Motley, David Chew, John Poindexter and Donald Regan. 04/04/1985.

28156-34, President Reagan Meeting with Senior Staff regarding Nicaragua and Central American Peace Proposal in the oval office with Robert McFarlane, Oliver North, David Chew, Langhorne Motley, John Poindexter and Donald Regan. 04/04/1985.

28156-36, President Reagan at his desk while meeting with Senior Staff regarding Nicaragua and Central American Peace Proposal in the oval office with Pat Buchanan, Langhorne Motley, John Poindexter and Donald Regan. 04/04/1985.

C33632-7, President Reagan holding a Meeting with Adolfo Calero, Arturo Cruz, Alfonso Robelo, Caspar Weinberger, Admiral Poindexter, Don Regan, Don Fortier and Oliver North to discuss proposed Contra Aid Package in oval office. 03/03/1986.

C33993-6, President Reagan Meeting with Elliott Abrams and John Whitehead about trip to Central America in oval office. 03/24/1986.

C36430-15, President Reagan, Nancy Reagan greeting former hostage Father Lawrence Jenco in the oval office. 08/01/1986.

C38052-13, President Reagan's press conference in the east room.. 11/19/1986.

C37916-19, President Reagan, Nancy Reagan and former hostage David Jacobsen meet the press in the Rose Garden. 11/25/1986.

C37909-32, Former hostage David Jacobsen telling the press to not discuss the ongoing negotiations in the Middle East since it may jeopardize any release of further hostages, Rose Garden. 11/25/1986.

C38107-7, President Reagan in a Congressional leadership meeting regarding sales of arms to Iran with Senators Robert Dole, Robert Byrd, Congressmen Bob Michel, and Jim Wright and others in the Cabinet Room. 11/25/86.

C38108-15, President with Caspar Weinberger, George Shultz, Ed Meese and Don Regan discussing the President's remarks on the Iran-Contra affair, oval office. 11/25/1986.

C38109-12, President with Caspar Weinberger, George Shultz, Ed Meese and Don Regan discussing the President's remarks on the Iran-Contra affair, oval office. 11/25/1986.

C38119-5, President Reagan during a White House Press Briefing on Iran-Contra. 11/25/1986.

C38118-29, President Reagan motioning to Ed Meese during a White House Press Briefing on Iran-Contra. 11/25/1986.

C38720-24, Special Counselor to the President on Iran-Contra David Abshire on the telephone in the White House. 01/06/1987.

C38793-16A, President Reagan having a Briefing with David Abshire, Donald Regan and George Bush for the Tower Commission in oval office. 01/22/1987.

C39038-17A, President Reagan meeting with the Tower Commission (Special Review Board) on Iran-Contra in the oval office. From left to right: John Tower, Edmund Muskie, Brent Scowcroft, Peter Wallison, Clark McFadden, Charles Brower, Rhett Dawson, David Abshire, President Reagan.  02/11/1987.

C39048-1A, President Reagan meeting with the Tower Commission (Special Review Board) on Iran-Contra in the oval office. From left to right: John Tower, Edmund Muskie and Brent Scowcroft. 02/11/1987.

C39273-16, President Reagan receives the Tower Commission Report in the Cabinet Room with John Tower and Edmund Muskie. 02/26/1987.

C39275-10, President Reagan's remarks on receiving the final report of the President's Special Review Board (Tower Commission) in Room 450 of the OEOB. From left to right: Edmund Muskie, John Tower and Brent Scowcroft  02/26/1987.