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Campaign `80 / Iran Hostage Crisis #267385

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's criticism of President Carter with regard to Iran hostage crisis and Carter's countercriticism reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kansas City, Missouri) [REAGAN - comments on administration and hostages.] His refusal to elaborate on statements noted. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's campaign strategy outlined; his meeting with Eugene McCarthy and possible endorsement from him announced. [REAGAN - comments on McCarthy.] Apparent change in Reagan's political rhetoric noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.]
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Florida) Carter's past approach to hostage crisis recalled. [CARTER - comments on Reagan.] President's remarks during interview with Ralph Rennick of WTVJ, Miami, Florida, outlined. [CARTER - campaigns.] Weapons awaiting delivery to Iran once hostages are freed mentioned, shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] Interpretation of Carter's remarks given.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Studio) Reagan's denial of pledge with regard to hostages quoted. [CARTER, REAGAN - discuss hostage crisis.] President's news conference last March with regard to transfer of hostages' captivity from terrorists to Iranian government recalled; his remarks on subject during campaign stop today quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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