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Iran Crisis #270051

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1980
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(Studio) Ayatollah Sadegh Khalkhali reported calling for release of hostage Kevin Hermening, after embassy visit by his mother; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Barbara Timm's visit with son examined; films shown. [TIMM - describes experience.] Her assessment of son's captor's outlined. [TRANSlATOR - relays comment to Timm with regard to return of Shah.] Timm quoted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Relatives of 3 other hostages said preparing to leave for Tehran, despite President Carter's ban on travel to Iran. [President CARTER - discusses Timm's visit with son, other families attempts to go to Iran.] Carter quoted with regard to military action against Iran. [CARTER - comments on hostages' safety.) Riot at Tehran Univ. reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Clashes said growing out of demands by pro-Khomeini students to purge university of leftists; details given, photos, films shown. Khomeini, President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted.
REPORTER: David Fitzpatrick

(Studio) Common Mkt. foreign mins. reported meeting in Luxembourg tomorrow to consider joining United States in sanctions against Iran; details given. Iran reported suspending oil shipments to Japan after that nation rejected recent Iranian price increase; Australia reported joining United States and Portugal in imposing econ. sanctions against Iran; details given. United Methodist Church noted sending conciliatory message to Khomeini and Bani-Sadr; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fitzpatrick, David;
Tunnell, Doug

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