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CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian reaction to United States reply with regard to conditions for hostages' release said expected shortly; speaker of Iran's parliament, Hashemi Rafsanjani's statement on situation reported, discussed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Ayatollah Khomeini's efforts to mobilize public sentiment against anticlergy movement examined; films shown. Recent arrest of former foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh said catalyst to anticlerical revolt; details given. Problems facing Iranian leaders' efforts to end hostage crisis noted include current war with Iraq; today's battle for Susangerd, Iran, discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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