What Did Bush Know?

Whenever George Bush is asked about his role in the Iran-contra affair, his standard reply is that he has said all there is to say. In fact, Bush has said little on the subject -- and much of what he has said is not true. A newly released memo by former Secretary of State George Shultz directly disputes a key Bush claim: that he had no idea Shultz and former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger had bitterly opposed arms deals with Iran. "It's on the record," says the 1987 memo, which recaps an angry telephone call Weinberger made to Shultz after...

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