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Iran #270005

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 1980
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(Studio) Mother and stepfather of Kevin Hermening said in Tehran hoping to meet son.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) Arrival of hostage's parents, Kenneth and Barbara Timm, in Iran shown. Temporary audio loss at 6:30:40. [Barbara TIMM - says they want to see both Kevin and the Ayatollah Khomeini; criticizes the Carter admin.]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Stated that United States officials did not try to prevent Timms from going to Tehran, but disapprove of idea.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Carter administration belief that visit by Timms to Iran could delay resolution to hostage situation. Reports that Ayatollah Khomeini intended to hold hostages until after November elections noted. Suggestion that report is speculation noted. "Harrisburg Patriot-News" (Pennsylvania) reporter Saul Kohler named.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Mtg. of hostage families in Chicago, Illinois, reported [Kevin Hermening's natural father RICHARD - says trip is okay if it will help Kevin's mother and does not delay resolution of the crisis.] [Hostage father Ernest COOKE - thinks trip by Timms is mistake.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:05:10

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