American Dad!: Iran-Contra Scandal

A short satirical clip explaining the Iran-Contra affair during the Cold War and how Oliver North was a hero during it.

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  1. Why did the U.S. send money to the Contras in Nicaragua?
  2. What was the Iran-Contra Scandal?
  3. How did President Reagan evade shame from the scandal?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    describe U.S. involvement in the Middle East such as support for Israel, the Camp David Accords, the...

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