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Fiasco S2E8: "Pardon Me" Bibliography


Byrne, Malcolm. Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power. University Press of Kansas, 2014.

Toobin, Jeffrey. Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer’s First Case: United States V. Oliver North. Viking, 1991.

Walsh, Lawrence E. Firewall: The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up. W. W. Norton & Company, 1997.

Walsh, Lawrence E. Iran-Contra: The Final Report. Times Books/Random House, 1994.


“Didn’t Know Contras Got Aid, Bush Says,” Associated Press, Dec. 3, 1986.

“Bush Asserts Vindication in Iraq Affair,” Washington Post, Aug. 6, 1987. 

“Attorney For Oliver North Sought Pardon During White House Meeting,” Associated Press, Dec. 23, 1987.

“Bush, Rather Swap Insults in TV Exchange,” Los Angeles Times, Jan. 26, 1988.

“Dole Wins in Iowa, With Robertson Next,” New York Times, Feb. 9, 1988.

“Reagan Hazy on Iran-Contra,” Chicago Tribune, Feb. 23, 1990.

“Poindexter guilty in Iran-contra cover-up,” Hartford Courant, Apr. 8, 1990.

“GOP Lawmaker Wants Iran-Contra Office Closed,” Associated Press, Jul. 24, 1990. 

“Weinberger Faces 5 Counts in Iran-Contra Indictment,” New York Times, June 17, 1992. 

“On the Republican firing line; Weinberger indictment puts prosecutor Lawrence Walsh in GOP crosshairs,” Boston Globe, June 21, 1992. 

“Bush is named in Weinberger indictment,” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 21, 1992. 

“The 1992 Campaign: On the Attack; Clinton Accuses Reporters of Bias,” New York Times, Sept. 8, 1992.

“The Transition: Political Memo; Did New Iran Arms Data Do In Bush?” New York Times, Nov. 7. 1992.

“Dole Urges Walsh Investigation,” Associated Press, Nov. 9, 1992. 

“Walsh Probe Sought,” Newsday, Nov. 12, 1992. 

“Attorney General Rejects Independent Counsel Probe of Walsh,” Associated Press, Dec. 11, 1992. 

“Charge in Weinberger Case That Caused Furor Before Election Is Thrown Out,” New York Times, Dec. 12, 1992.


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