1986: The Iran-Contra Scandal

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Andres Oppenheimer ’78

Andres Oppenheimer and colleagues at the Miami Herald sparked a global conversation on American executive power and arms deals with their Pulitzer Prize-winning uncovering of the scandal in which members of the Reagan administration, in secret defiance of Congress, sold arms to Iran and diverted the profits to Nicaraguan rebels. 

 

The Miami Herald — Jan. 18, 1986

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“U.S. Helped Contras Get Missiles; Sandinista Copter Downed by SAM”

 

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