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Iran Crisis #271137

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 16, 1980
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(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to President Carter's inclination to prosecute Ramsey Clark for his recent Iran trip; President said not yet formally asking Justice Department to prosecute former attorney general Clark quoted with regard to United States government's behavior affecting continued captivity of United States hostages; similar message by Iranian foreign minister noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) [Sadegh GHOTBZADEH - comments on United States-Iran rel.] Location of hostages noted still unknown. Message from Ayatollah Khomeini, read by his son Sayed Ahmad, outlined; President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned. Beginning of trial today of Iranian military personnel on chgs. of conspiring against the government noted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Cronkite, Walter;
Tunnell, Doug

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