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Iran / Hostage Crisis #268109

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1980
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(Studio) Sayed Khomeini, member of Iran's parliamentary commission examining hostage crisis, quoted with regard to possibility of situation continuing for mos.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Continued mtgs. between Algerian ambassador Rehda Malek and deputy Secretary State Warren Christopher noted; films shown. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - implies Algerian ambassador is functioning as liaison for indirect negotiations with Iran.] Problems posed by Iran's financial demands and US assets frozen by President Carter discussed; Iranian central bank head Ali Reza Nobari's recommendation recalled. Response to Ronald Reagan's professed support for President Carter in dealing with crisis by uniden. Iranian official noted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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