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Iran / Hostage Crisis / War With Iraq #267471

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian parliamentary debate on United States hostages said continuing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Final decision on hostages' fate noted resting with Ayatollah Khomeini; anticipated contents of his message to Iran tomorrow outlined. London-monitored Tehran radio broadcast discussed; Iranian TV film of Dizful, Iranian town bombed by Iraq yesterday, shown; details given. Apparent status of parliamentary debate on hostages and war outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Possible scenario for hostages' release said offered by Iranian special envoy Ali Shams Ardakani; details given. Iran's version of Iraqi offensive at Khorramshahr, Iran, reported; apparent assault on Abadan, Iran, said underway by Iraq.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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