Iran-Contra Affair

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Iran-Contra Affair

A scandal from 1986 over secret deals to sell arms to Iran and divert the proceeds to fund Contra rebel forces in Nicaragua.
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htm) the Washington Post , the Iran contra affair was a grand scheme that violated American law and policy.
Political events presented include the Iran Contra affair, the stock market crash, and the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Because of his role in the Iran Contra affair, he was convicted in 1990 on five felony counts that included making false statements and destroying and removing records.