Washington: What Did He Really Think?

What Did He Really Think?

In a decision that could throw a President's records into the courtroom for the first time since Watergate, U.S. District Court Judge Harold Greene ruled last week that Ronald Reagan must turn over portions of his private diaries to his onetime National Security Adviser John Poindexter. In Greene's view, 29 of the handwritten entries could "contain information of significance" to Poindexter's defense in the Iran-contra trial. Greene, who has viewed transcripts of the journals, says they hold no bombshells that will refute the former Commander in Chief's claims that he neither "knew of nor authorized" a diversion of Iranian arms-sale profits...

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