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Iran-Contra and Arms-for-Hostages Scandals

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This is the home page for the Iran-Contra and Arms-for-Hostages Scandals investigative project, one of several grassroots investigations being hosted on the History Commons website. The data published as part of this investigation has been collected, organized, and published by members of the public who are registered users of this website.

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10/5/2008 Complete but Incomplete...

We have created a “complete” timeline of events for Iran-Contra, covering, we believe, the major events of that affair. However, much remains to be done in adding context, filling in gaps, and documenting the actions of many individuals who are not as yet covered completely. We only covered a few of the many, many sections of Lawrence Walsh’s …



6/25/2008 An Older Event with Ramifications for Today

The events of the Iran-Contra and Arms-for-Hostage scandals continue to echo in the events of today, particularly when the involvement of Dick Cheney is considered. Lou Dubose and Jake Bernstein’s book, Vice, is a key element in adding to our understanding of this series of incidents. But it is just one source of information. You’re invited to add more …


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