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Iran Crisis #270952

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 1980
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(Studio) Carter administration reported demanding that information with regard to Iran rescue attempt remain secret.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Henry Jackson's response to lack of information given Armed Services Committee by administration noted; committee chairperson John Stennis mentioned. Films shown. [JACKSON - comments.] Admin. position outlined. [Defense Secretary Harold BROWN - explains reason for secrecy.] Jackson said getting committee to continue hearing at later date; chairperson Stennis said going along with admin.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Terrorists holding United States hostages said allegedly planning to switch locations of hostages periodically in effort to foil another United States rescue attempt; details given. Execution of woman cabinet member in deposed Shah's government reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Tucker, Lem

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