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Iran Crisis #271416

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 03, 1980
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(Studio) Speech by former attorney general Ramsey Clark said highlight of 2nd day of "Crimes of America" conference in Iran; audience response to Clark noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Clark's praise of Iranian revolution reported [CLARK - praises Iran.] His criticism of President Carter's support of Shah in 1978 quoted. [CLARK - calls for release of hostage; offers to exchange places with hostage.] Iranian officials reported agreeing to talk with Clark but not as representative of United States government
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(DC) Capitol Hill reaction to Clark mission examined; Clark's denouncement of unsuccessful rescue mission recalled. [Representatives William BROOMFIELD, Toby ROTH, Thomas EVANS - criticize Clark.] [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - says United States isn't backing Clark's mission.] Lack of indication that Clark trip is helping to achieve release of hostages noted.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh quoted in Paris newspaper; Tehran newspaper reported stating that no action to free hostages will be taken until after United States elecs. in November
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Bernard

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