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The Iran–Contra affair was a political scandal in which the administration of US President Ronald Reagan secretly facilitated the sale of arms to Iran, hoping to secure the release of seven hostages in Lebanon, and to finance Nicaraguan "Contra" rebels.
In Gump & Co. Edit
In Gump & Co., Forrest Gump is compelled by Colonel Oliver North and President Reagan to aid US diplomatic efforts in going through with the plan. When the illegal plan is revealed, Colonel North testifies that Forrest Gump masterminded the plan, and Forrest is jailed.