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CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1979
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(Studio) Ramsey Clark's approach to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) to aid in hostage release reported Calm negotiation said characteristic of administration action.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Anti-Shah demonstration shown. Ali Agah statement with regard to hostages noted. [AGAH - states belief hostages would be released if Shah no longer in United States.] Hodding Carter III quoted. New foreign minister in Iran noted Pope's overture noted. USSR inflammatory report cited [Hodding CARTER - offers no new hope for speedy release.] Criticism by Edward Kennedy and others of action by United States at embassy takeover noted. White House reaction cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Efforts to hold off students by embassy Personnel and failure of local Iran security personnel to aid them cited. Carter meeting with families of hostages reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President said wanting Shah to stay in United States. Carter meeting with hostages' relatives reported Photos shown. [Hostage WIFE - reacts.] Reading statement, [Jody POWELL - urges calm for safety of hostages.] Demonstrations around nation noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:04:10

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