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Moscow Olympics / Iran #268787

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 12, 1980
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(Studio) IOC's refusal to support United States call for boycott of Moscow Olympics reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lake Placid, New York) Announcement by International Olympic Committee with regard to United States request noted; films shown. US delegate Julian Roosevelt, Australian delegate David McKinsey, Ireland representative Kevin O'Flanagan quoted with regard to International Olympic Committee rules. Pertinent rule examined; importance of participation in Moscow Olympics by United States and others mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Studio) IOC's refusal to support United States plan said not surprising to DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - reiterates President Carter's position.] Blackout on all comments on Iran detailed. [Hodding CARTER - says official comment is neither necessary nor productive.] President's scheduled news conf tomorrow and Hodding Carter's remarks yesterday said possibly reason for his reticence today.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Coverage of news conference tomorrow announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Young, Steve

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