CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 18, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Iran reply with regard to hostage freedom by Christmas if United States met demands reported Money said issue.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Tehran, Iran) Iran scenes shown. Algerian role considered. Ahmed Azizi shown. Refusal to comment noted. [AZIZI - won't comment.] Mohammed Ali Rajai quoted with regard to United States responsibility. Return of Shah's wealth thought key demand by Algerians.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
(NYC) Key issue said thought to be United States claims against Iran assets. CBS request for information from Treasury Department with regard to assets and claims said refused for security reasons. Estimates given. [Former Treasury Department ofr. Gary HUFBAUER - explains estimate of holdings.] Different approaches to matter of claims discussed. Gold noted stored at Federal Reserve Bank, said unemcumbered. November `80 scenes, Easter `80 scenes shown. Shah's wealth said hard condition to meet.
REPORTER: Steve Young
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.