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Iran Crisis #269593

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1980
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(Studio) Carter administration said holding new hopes for solution to hostage crisis; State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter quoted. Senate Foreign Relations Committee noted beginning series of hearings into administration policy; chairperson Frank Church quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Testimony by Secretary of State Cyrus Vance featured; films shown. [VANCE - addresses committee ; mentions USSR challenge in Afghanistan.] Exchange between Vance and Church outlined [CHURCH - proposes white paper on Iran.] [VANCE - responds.] Evident purpose of white paper noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) United Nations commission of inquiry member Adib Daoudi's sentiments with regard to effect of Shah's move to Egypt on hostage crisis reported; Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr said holding little hope for quick solution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) [BANI-SADR - speaks in French.] His remarks with regard to hostage crisis and Shah's departure from Panama outlined; films shown. Details of remarks outlined on screen. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Complication of vote counting in recent parliamentary elecs. and probable impact on hostages cited.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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