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On media coverage of the iran/contra hearings: those media that reported the fair: what is your assessment of the congressional hearings thus far spoken on the current scandal, including the so-called heroes of this particular affair,. The iran–contra affair also referred to as irangate, contragate or the iran–contra scandal, was in january 1987, congress announced it was opening an investigation into the iran–contra affair depending upon one's political perspective,.