And They Can All Be Guests on Ollie North's Show

It was Generation X's first affair. Before Monica, before Whitewater, there was Iran-contra. It has been 15 years since Ollie North made his ardent defense of the secret exchange with Iran of arms for hostages. But a growing number of Iran-contra-rians have found their way back to high positions in the Bush Administration. Here, a rundown. --By Eric Roston

JOHN NEGROPONTE Was: U.S. ambassador to Honduras Role: Overlooked human-rights abuses there Now: Ambassador to the U.N.

ELLIOTT ABRAMS Was: Assistant Secretary of State Role: Misled Congress; pardoned by Bush I Now: National Security Council member

OTTO REICH Was: Head of the...

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