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On this day in 1986, The Ash-Shiraa, pro-Syrian Lebanese magazine, first
broke the story of
U.S. arms sales to Iran to secure the release of seven
American hostages. The story turned into the Iran-Contra affair.

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Lt. Col. Oliver North during the ‘Iran Contra Hearings’.


      
   

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President Reagan (far right) meets with (left to right) Secretary of Defense
Caspar Weinberger, Secretary of State George Shultz, Attorney General
Ed Meese, and Chief of Staff Don Regan in the Oval Office.

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Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens was elected
the 30th President of Chile on this day in 1970.

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Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun turned 70 in August.

Carol Moseley-Braun became the first African-American woman U.S. senator
on this day in 1992.

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Minnesota elected Jesse "The Body" Ventura, a former pro wrestler, as its
governor on this day in 1998.

   


      
   

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Jesse Ventura
(James George Janos) turned 66 in July.

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