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(Studio) Carter administration reported deciding against asking for Iranian oil boycott by other consuming ntns.; seriousness of embassy occupation for President Carter noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [CARTER - says situation remains same.] President's comments to govs. conference later outlined [CARTER - relates recent report on demonstrations in Tehran.] Govs.' support of Carter's handling of crisis and their opposition to his request for energy consumption in individual states reported [Govs. James THOMPSON, Jerry BROWN, Richard LAMM - comment.] Carter said canceling his political trip to Florida tomorrow as well as Thanksgiving vacation in Georgia due to Iranian crisis; apparent effect of situation on President cited.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Stahl, Lesley
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