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Iran-Iraq War / United States Hostages #267372

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai's remarks while at United Nations with regard to war with Iraq recalled omitting reference to United States hostages.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Katherine Keough, wife of a hostage and head of hostage family organization, reported meeting with Rajai Friday; details given.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim's assessment of hostage situation reported Continued clashes between Iran and Iraq today, despite it being Moslem holy day, reported; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Iran's speaker of parliament reported announcing probability of imminent release of United States hostages; details given. Alleged statements of President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr and Ayatollah Khomeini discussed. Situation in Khorramshahr, Abadan, Ahwaz, Dizful outlined; films shown. Indications that both ntns. are anticipating a long war mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Sawyer, Diane

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