CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 17, 1980
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(s) Ayatollah Khomeini reported ordering cancellation of ntnwide. demonstrations tomorrow. Hardliners said incensed by tearing down of leaders' posters. Hostage waiting-game said to continue
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Tehran, Iran) Ayatollah Beheshti remarks with regard to closer agreement between US and Iran with regard to hostage release reported (BEHESHTI - says last offer could be nearly acceptable.) Algerian role and legal complications noted.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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