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Iran #268894

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1980
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(Studio) Hope that Commission of Inquiry into alleged crimes of Shah of Iran will lead to hostage release cited.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(New York City) Iranian approval for creation of commission by United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim said not yet granted. Role of commission in relations between United States and Iran described. Press Carter and Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr named.
REPORTER: Richard C Hottelet

(Studio) Report with regard to hostage situation from Washington, DC introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) President Carter shown leaving church services. White House mood re: Iranian situation assessed.
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(Studio) Return of group of 50 Americans who went to Iran to spk to hostages and militant Iranians holding them announced.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(New York City) [Rabbi Hirshel JAFFE - describes appearance of 2 hostages, William Gallegos and Paul Lewis.] Jaffe said 1 of 11 allowed to meet these hostages. Reverend Gregory DELL - talks about 2 hostages.]
REPORTER: Mitchell Krauss

(Studio) Statements by foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh in Paris, France, re: hostages and Iranian revolution cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Dean, Morton;
Hottelet, Richard C;
Krauss, Mitchell;
Schieffer, Bob;
Thornton, Lee

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