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Iran Crisis #270094

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 23, 1980
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(Studio) Reprisals against Iran, announced by Canada, outlined; Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti's response to mid-May deadline for release of hostages quoted. Senior Carter administration official quoted with regard to allied action possibly encouraging United States to delay use of military force in crisis. Agreements between Iran and USSR , East Germany, Romania and South Yemen outlined; continued domestic conflicts in Tehran reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Censorship of film of conflict on Tehran Univ. campus explained details of campus violence between leftists and government supporters given. Probability of another expulsion of United States journalists reported; details given.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) European lobbying efforts on behalf of hostages by 4 of their families noted; group's mtg, with French President Giscard d'Estaing discussed. Films shown. Group's schedule outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Tunnell, Doug

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