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July 5 1989

By Patrick Van Roy On July 5th, 2020

Lt. Col. Oliver North points his finger at John W. Nields, Jr., chief counsel, on July 7, 1987, House Select Committee, and says, “Wrong” in responding to Nields’ statement, “Well, you asked Joseph Coors for $65,000.” North said Coors offered the money and he told him where he send it. North added an airplane was bought with it and it flies. (AP Photo/Scott Applewhite)

 

Iran-Contra Affair’s colonel is sentenced

Two years after his polarizing presence at the Iran-Contra hearings, retired US Lt. Colonel Oliver North is sentenced on three felony counts, one of which is for obstruction. His three-year suspended prison sentence and $150,000 fine will be overturned a year later with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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