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Iranian Crisis #261952

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1979
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(Studio) Pres Carter's meeting with families of hostages today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's remarks following mtg outlined; films shown. [CARTER- says he will not take any mild action that will threaten hostages' welfare.] Pres said not ruling out military force under unspecified conditions; his repudiation of Kennedy's claim with regard to violence of Shah's regime cited. [CARTER - says he's not interested in resolving quality of Shah's rule at this time.] Family of hostage Rocky Sickmann said lodging personal protest at Iranian embassy [Hostage's sister Judy EHLENBECK - comments.] Action requested by families with regard to public protest outlined [Hostage's daughters Katie KEOUGH, Allyssa KEOUGH, hostage's mother Barbara TIMM - comment.]
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Special broadcast tonight announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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