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Iran / Embassy Takeover #261063

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1979
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(Studio) Tehran reported listing 2 proposals aimed at release of American hostages held by their terrorists there; open letter to United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim outlined. Letter noted not mentioning hostages directly; terrorists said still demanding Shah for their release.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Demands outlined by revolutionary council member Sadegh Ghotbzadeh detailed. [GHOTBZADEH - comments on Shah; outlines demands of Iran for United States with regard to Shah.] Ghotbzadeh said guaranteeing security of all other fors. here, include prevention of any more embassy seizures. Mexico recalled evacuating their embassy personnel yesterday amid reports that Shah may possibly return to that country for remainder of life in exile. [GHOTBZADEH - says sooner or later they'll get the Shah.] Continued support for terrorists examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

(Studio) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance quoted with regard to embassy occupation. President Carter's cancellation of trip to Pennsylvania, House vote to ban all further aid to Iran, Naval exercises in Arabian Sea with USS Midway leading force, Iranian government's closing of airspace to United States planes and State Department's direct phone line to embassy reported Estimated number of alleged students from Iran in United States noted; Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti, under orders of Carter, said notifying them of necessity to report to Naturalization and Immigration Services to prove legality.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of Civiletti's order, issued by acting naturalization and immigration director David Crosland, outlined on screen. [CROSLAND - comments on method of tracking down illegal immigrants.] [Chicago naturalization and immigration spokesperson Ted GEORGETTI - notes time involved in finding illegals.] Court challenges to singling out Iranians for action said anticipated.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) 3 Iranians arriving at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport last night said being held for deportation hearings; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy;
Graham, Fred
Duration:
00:06:50

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