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Iran / United States Embassy Seizure #261024

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 10, 1979
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(Studio) Am hostages said still held in Iran. President Carter's order that Justice Department start deportation proceedings against Iranian students in US who are violating immigration laws cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Carter's action said taken to keep Iranian students from demonstrating.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Report with regard to hostages in Tehran, Iran, introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) Inspection of hostages at United States embassy by French, Syrian, Swedish and Algerian diplomats reported Tape shown. Letter rptdly. written by hostage Kevin Timm (sic) to his parents in Wisconsin shown and quoted. Revolutionary Guard head, Ayatollah Lahouti, shown addressing crowd outside embassy. Mtg. of Ayatollah Khomeini with Vatican's ambassador to Iran Monsignor Annibale Bugnini reported (See story at 6:39:20 for name correction of Timm.)
REPORTER: Arden Ostrander

(DC) State Department said pleased by growing international support for freeing of hostages and by greater access to them [Hodding CARTER III - comments on hostage situation.] Situation with regard to possibility of Shah voluntarily leaving United States noted. Possibility that United States might freeze Iranian assets in country cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(DC) Jody Powell's statement that President Carter asks Americans not to do anything that might jeopardize hostages cited. Mtg. of Powell and 3 network television news executives to ask that they show maximum restraint in coverage of demonstrations. [ABC News Kevin DELANEY - comments on White House request.] [CBS News Edward FOUHY - describes this as an uncomfortable situation with regard to freedom of press.] Admin. explanation of why Shah was allowed to enter United States given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Statement by Egyptian Ambassador to United States that Shah has accepted President Sadat's invitation to come to Egypt when his medical treatment is completed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Graham, Fred;
Kalb, Marvin;
Ostrander, Arden;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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