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Iran-Contra Scandal

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  1. What were the effects of the scandal on her? Did this change her views of the U.S. Government and Congress? In what ways? Did she lose trust or faith in President Reagan or Congress?

  2. Was she interested in the scandal or not? Did she spend time watching the trials or reading about them? What did she think about Oliver North? Did she support what he did?

  3. President Reagan indicated that his main goals had been to bring an end to the Iran-Iraq War and to gain the release of American hostages. Reagan said, "These are the cases that justify taking risks." Did she agree with this statement? Why or why not?

  4. Who did she think was actually involved in the scandal? Was Oliver North the only person involved or was he a scapegoat for others?

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