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Iran / United States Embassy Takeover #261970

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 08, 1979
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(Studio) Statement by Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh that international panel would be formed to investigate American espionage and that some hostages would be paraded before it cited. Proposal said denounced by United States State Department
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) Noted that local news media, except English language daily, has ignored Ghotbzadeh's press conference with regard to date of trials for hostages. Former foreign minister Bani-Sadr, now economy minister, said getting coverage in media. Bani-Sadr said opposed to trials and in favor of hostage release without pre-conditions. Speculation with regard to situation reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Report with regard to self-appointed negotiators from United States introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) 2 American profs., Norman Forer and Clarence Dillingham reported in Iran to talk with students holding hostages. 2 said to represent Committee for American-Iranian Crisis Resolution, and to have campaigned. for political rts. of prisoners held by Shah of Iran during his reign. [Norman FORER - comments on his meeting with students.] Another group of Americans said present in Iran at invitation of Iran's student association to demand return of Shah of Iran.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Dean, Morton;
Schieffer, Bob;
Walker, Hal

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