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Iran / Hostage Crisis / War With Iraq #267494

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1980
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's speech today noted dashing any hopes for his resolution of United States hostage crisis.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Khomeini's speech said primarily concerned with war with Iraq; details given, photos shown. Iraqi television films of Khorramshahr, Iran, shown, discussed. Jordan's King Hussein's visit to Baghdad, Iraq, for meeting with President Hussein said illustrating Iran's isolation from Moslem world; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's comments on hostage situation quoted. West German television network's quote of Tehran source with regard to alleged conditions for captives' release reported Diplomatic repercussions of Iran-Iraq war said evident today with Saudi Arabia's break in diplomatic relations with Libya; both ntns.' positions in conflict noted. OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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