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The Silliest Race of the Season

Oliver North was set to appear in a Halloween parade with some local police in Vienna, Virginia, last week when he got word that followers of Lyndon LaRouche,...

The Fall Guy Fights Back

As Lieut. Colonel Oliver North spun out his story with a dazzling display of charm, guile and unbridled self-righteousness during his long-awaited appearance in...

True Belief Unhampered by Doubt

South Viet Nam, 1969. Somewhere below the 17th parallel. About midnight. It was called Operation Hot Tamale. Quietly but firmly, Second Lieut. Oliver North...

Oliver North's Blank Check

The messages were often written in a kind of furious shorthand, using abbreviations, initials and acronyms at every opportunity, as though the writer were too...

Oliver North: Others In History's Spotlight

The Washington scandal does not yet have a memorable name, but it does have a face. It is a boyishly all-American face, the clear-eyed, clean-cut face that might...

Can North Be Believed?

Would he talk or wouldn't he? After a week of haggling over whether Marine Lieut. Colonel Oliver North would ever detail his multiple roles in the Iran- contra...

Giving In to Graymail: Oliver North's Legal Strategy

Ever since the fiasco first popped into the headlines in 1986, millions of Americans have awaited a full exposition of the Iran-contra affair. They whetted their...

Oliver North's Turn

The silence is over. The cameras are in place, the microphones tuned, the TV networks willing, even eager, to drop their soap operas and go live to Capitol Hill...

Faith in A True Believer

Shortly before 6:30 each weekday, the gray Toyota station wagon glides down the driveway and stops a few feet beyond the steel security fence in Great Falls, Va...

Ollie North's Latest Laugh

Though Iran-contra ranked as the most insidious scam of the mud-spattered '80s, not one of the eight convicted offenders has spent a night in jail. Last week a...

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