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Iran / Hostage Crisis #268702

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's response to Iran's recent overtures with regard to United States hostages noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) (Audio report) Parliament speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani quoted on screen with regard to his assessment of United States response to Iran's conditions for hostages' release; details given.
REPORTER: Arden Ostrander

(Studio) Amt. of United States business claims against Iran reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Claim against Iran by Ceo. Eisenpresser and William Bikoff examined. [REPORTER and Mrs. BIKOFF - discuss his whereabouts.] Details of suit outlined; response of Anaconda mining company to the men's claim noted. Mystery surrounding their suit discussed in detail; claims of Chase Manhattan Bank, General Telephone and Electronics and Xerox Corporation as well as Eisenpresser's and Bikoff's said possibly proving Iran right re: exaggeration of some claims.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Cronkite, Walter;
Ostrander, Arden;
Young, Steve

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