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Iran / Hostage Crisis #268084

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 04, 1980
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(Studio) 1st Anniversary of United States hostages' captivity in Iran noted marked by celebration at United States embassy in Tehran.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(London, England) Terrorist-sponsored celebration examined; films shown. Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai quoted; film of hostages shown, discussed. President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's spokesperson said indicating Iran's hope to resolve crisis before United States election results are known. Status of negotiations between US and Iran on issue noted; President Carter mentioned. Alleged results of Rajai's meeting with Ayatollah Khomeini today outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) State Department said rejecting Iran's request for public response to its demands.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(DC) Carter's 1st inquiry upon returning to White House from Georgia noted directed to national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski with regard to hostage situation. [CARTER and BRZEZINSKI - exchange comments.] [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments on Iran's conditions for hostages' release.] Anticipated course of events outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Complexity of unfreezing Iran's assets in United States noted; amount claimed by Sedco Corporation mentioned.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(NYC) Telephone interview with Iranian bank head Ali Reza Nobari heard, transcribed on screen; his remarks on Sedco and Henry Kissinger noted.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Bradley, Ed;
Fenton, Tom;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Young, Steve

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