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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1980
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(Studio) United States response to Iran's conditions for release of hostages said being delivered to Tehran by Algerian intermediary tomorrow; diplomatic team lead by deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher reported leaving Algeria today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Algiers, Algeria) Christopher delegation's apparent purpose and mtgs. with former Algerian prime minister Mohammed Seddik Benyahia examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(London, England) Unofficial reaction to United States reply in Iran discussed; remarks by central bank governor Ali Reza Nobari reported Nobari's position on hostage issue and apparent status of central bank outlined; details listed on screen, discussed. Tehran radio's report of Swiss ambassador's delivery of message allegedly containing president-elect. Ronald Reagan's approval of President Carter's handling of situation mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) State Department's decision to end Christopher mission to Algeria noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments on Algeria's role.] Implications of Trattner's statement discussed; concern in United States over chaos in Iran noted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Sefton, Doug

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