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President Reagan on Iran-Contra Affair & Tower Commission Report

President Reagan receiving Tower Commission Report in Cabinet Room

President Reagan receiving Tower Commission Report in Cabinet Room

Washington, DC
Sunday, March 4, 2012

On March 4, 1987, President Ronald Reagan addressed the nation in prime time from the Oval Office. He responded to findings of the Tower Commission, three men appointed to investigate the Iran-Contra Affair. The commission members were former senator John Tower of Texas, former senator Edmund Muskie of Maine, and former National Security Adviser, Brent Scowcroft.

Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 6:20pm (ET)

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