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Iran-US Relations / Frozen Assets #119897

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 07, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush reported agreeing to unfreeze Iranian assets in US. Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Impact of decision on American hostages being held in Lebanon by pro-Iranian groups discussed. [BUSH - says he hopes Iran will try to influence holders of hostages.] [State Department spokesperson Richard BOUCHER - explains reason for unfreezing.] Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani's recent linking of funds to hostages noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:01:50

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