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Iran Crisis #269274

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 1980
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini reported issuing statement today siding with terrorists holding United States hostages; his opposition to meeting between United Nations commission of inquiry and all hostages noted, Details given Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Carter's briefing of cong leaders with regard to situation examined. [Senators Jacob JAVITS, Claiborne PELL, Howard BAKER, Representative Clement ZABLOCKI - comment.] Senior administration official quoted with regard to Iran's failure to fulfill its commitment to United Nations commission
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh noted announcing departure of commission from Tehran tomorrow; Khomeini statement quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Situation preceding Khomeini's show of support for terrorists outlined; films shown His conditions for United Nations commission to meet with hostages detailed; cmsn,'s mtgs. with President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr and Ghotbzadeh discussed.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Ghotbzadeh quoted with regard to Iran's internal chaos.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Tunnell, Doug

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