Don't Want to Talk About It

BEFORE CONSENTING TO BE INTERVIEWED ON SEVERAL NEWS shows lately, PRESIDENT BUSH has demanded that reporters not ask him about his involvement in Iran- contra. Good Morning America agreed to ask only about crime, health care and taxes; Bush appeared three times last week. Meet the Press refused to agree to any limitations and has yet to land an interview. Says Tim Russert, moderator of Meet the Press: "We just can't let the President set the ground rules for an interview."

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