1987

The Secret History of the United States

1987


Finally, The Washington Post presented Hart advisors with evidence it had gathered of a liaison between the candidate and yet another woman. If Hart continued in the presidential race, his people were advised, the story would be made public. Hart withdrew.
Scandal: The Culture of Mistrust in American Politics - Suzanne Garment p.182

In May 1987, Edwin Meese, then Attorney General, intervened to quash investigations of Noriega in Florida.
Chronicles of Dissent - Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian p.202

Colonel North asked the FBI to cease its investigation of one of the air-freight companies involved in the contras arms supply operation. On October 30, Meese ordered the FBI to delay the probe. Meese claimed that he had acted for "legitimate national security reasons."
Dark Victory - Dan E. Moldea p.353

Ha'aretz reports in January 1987 that Israeli instructors are training contras in Honduras, possibly paid by the U.S. government, according to Israeli military sources.
The Culture of Terrorism - Noam Chomsky p.179

...secret Senate testimony on funding of the contras by the Columbian cocaine cartel through former CIA operative Felix Rodriguez, who helped oversee contra supply from the Ilopango military airbase in El Salvador.
The Culture of Terrorism - Noam Chomsky p.72

Ollie North and Drugs By Dennis Bernstein and Howard Levine From *The Texas Observer*

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However, in the same year [1987] as the German report, the journal Nuclear Technology published an article which dealt with the risk of post-nuclear evacuations of civilians. It detailed 320 nuclear accidents - in the United States - which required evacuations of civilian residential neigbofhoods...
When the Eagle Screams - Stephen Bowman p.132

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Between 1980 and 1989, some 138 appointees of the Reagan administration either resigned under an ethical cloud or were criminally indicted. This marks the largest collection of political wrongdoers in the nation's history.
p.2 Elite Deviance - David R. Simon & D. Stanley Eitzen

Lyn Nofziger, another Reagan intimate and former White House official, was indicted on July 23, 1987 on six charges of illegally lobbying former White House colleagues on behalf of Wedtech Corporation and Fairchild Industries, two military contractors. Echoes of Deaver: Nofziger who wound up with Wedtech stock worth $750,000, was convicted of violating the 1978 Ethics in Government Act, forbidding a former government official from lobbying his former agency within one year of leaving government.
The Power Game - Hedrick Smith p.268

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