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Iran Crisis #270025

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1980
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(Studio) White House confusion with regard to demands of Iran's President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr of President Carter aimed at turning custody of United States hostages over to Iranian government noted; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Message said sent Bani-Sadr last night; details given. State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter quoted with regard to Iranian president's demands; conditions set forth by Bani-Sadr quoted on screen. Powell quoted on screen. [Hodding CARTER - comments on United States confusion over what Iran is saying.] Powell quoted with regard to President Carter.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Possible impact on Bani-Sadr's efforts by fact that clergy party has control of recently elected parliament considered. President Carter's order of visa check for all Iranians in United States categorized as students recalled; immigration official David Crossland's report of number in country illegally and number that have actually left outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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