"Ronald Reagan had a degree of self-confidence that an objective observer might argue wasn't warranted."
-- Senator John McCain

Events of January 22 in THE REAGAN YEARS:

1987:  A poll asks how many people think President Reagan is lying about the Iran-Contra scandal. The answer: 62%. There is evidence that he is not, however; White House insiders say that Reagan has "absolutely convinced himself" that he did not trade arms for hostages. "No one is going to talk him out of it," says one anonymous source.