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July 18, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Any immunity granted to potential targets of the Iran-Contra cover-up investigation would eliminate chances of prosecuting them, independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh told The Times Wednesday. Lawyers for a former and a present CIA official implicated in Walsh's inquiry have said that without immunity they will not testify at Senate confirmation hearings on the nomination of White House national security aide Robert M. Gates to be director of central intelligence.
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July 21, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When President Bush nominated Robert M. Gates to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency last May, Republican lawmakers were quick to dismiss suggestions that old questions about Gates' alleged role in the Iran-Contra scandal might threaten his confirmation. "Iran-Contra is history now," Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) declared confidently. But history, as the Administration discovered last week, has an inconvenient way of repeating itself.
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July 17, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to delay until mid-September confirmation hearings for Robert M. Gates, President Bush's embattled nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, while it seeks to learn more about the CIA role in the cover-up of the Iran-Contra scandal. Sen. David L. Boren (D-Okla.), the panel's chairman, said that, in the meantime, he will seek immunity for one former CIA official, Alan D.
NEWS
July 18, 1991 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Any immunity granted to potential targets of the Iran-Contra cover-up investigation would eliminate chances of prosecuting them, independent counsel Lawrence E. Walsh told The Times Wednesday. Lawyers for a former and a present CIA official implicated in Walsh's inquiry have said that without immunity they will not testify at Senate confirmation hearings on the nomination of White House national security aide Robert M. Gates to be director of central intelligence.
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July 21, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When President Bush nominated Robert M. Gates to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency last May, Republican lawmakers were quick to dismiss suggestions that old questions about Gates' alleged role in the Iran-Contra scandal might threaten his confirmation. "Iran-Contra is history now," Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) declared confidently. But history, as the Administration discovered last week, has an inconvenient way of repeating itself.
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July 21, 1996 | DAVID WISE, David Wise, who lives in Washington, is the author of "Nightmover: How Aldrich Ames Sold the CIA to the KGB for $4.6 Million."
Well," said Jerry Gruner, "there's Jamaica." Sitting there in Gruner's office at the Central Intelligence Agency's headquarters in Langley, Va., CIA officer Janine Brookner knew exactly what the suave chief of the Latin American Division was offering her: Jamaica was the pits, the CIA station from hell. After 20 years as a successful CIA spy, Brookner was battling for a coveted position as a station chief.
NEWS
July 17, 1991 | MICHAEL ROSS and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Senate Intelligence Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to delay until mid-September confirmation hearings for Robert M. Gates, President Bush's embattled nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, while it seeks to learn more about the CIA role in the cover-up of the Iran-Contra scandal. Sen. David L. Boren (D-Okla.), the panel's chairman, said that, in the meantime, he will seek immunity for one former CIA official, Alan D.
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