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Iran Crisis #261507

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 01, 1979
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(Studio) Libyan leader Muammar Kadhafi reported sending personal appeal to Ayatollah Khomeini for the release of the United States hostages in Tehran. Statements said made in interview with Italian journalist Oriana Fallaci. Iran's absence at United Nations Security Council meeting with regard to United States embassy takeover and Shah of Iran noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New York City) Ambassador Don. McHenry said expected to lead off debate with United States complaint against Iran. Iran's boycott of meeting cited. United States hopes Islamic members of council will speak supporting United States position that hostages be freed noted.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) Pro file of new Iranian foreign minister Ghotbzadeh introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) File tapes shown. Bio. details of Sadegh Ghotbzadeh and his role in Iranian revolution given. Stated that Ghotbzadeh studied at Georgetown University [Mike WALLACE - questions Ghotbzadeh with regard to alleged assassination attempts on him by the SAVAK.] [GHOTBZADEH - says Shah is trying to eliminate those people qualified and able to replace him.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) United States guards for embassy in Iran and around the world reported to be United States Marines trained at Quantico, Virginia.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Curriculum of school for Marine Guards described. New subject re: how to behave as a hostage said now being taught. [Lieutenant Colonel Don KNEPP - explains why subject had never been taught before.] [Lieutenant Colonel James COOPER - comments with regard to question of reprimand for statements made while being held as hostage.] Funeral of Corporal Steven Crowley killed in Pakistan shown.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) CBS news special "Spotlight on Iran" announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Pappas, Ike;
Schieffer, Bob

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