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Iran Crisis #271599

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) Richard Queen, one of the United States hostages in Iran, reported ordered released fr; Ayatollah Khomeini due to illness.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Queen's background given, photograph shown; his mother recalled touring Europe with group last April, includemtg.-with French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, in effort to get allied support for hostages' release. [Mrs. QUEEN - comments.] Queen's family noted moving to rural Maine to escape media coverage of hostage situation; his mother's description of him mentioned. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelly

(Studio) Spokesperson for President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr reported telling Reuters that Queen is suffering from psychiatric problem and will be free to leave today; Mrs. Harold Queen and husband said not yet knowing next move. [President CARTER - comments on hostage developments.] Bani-Sadr quoted with regard to failure of alleged coup attempt. President Carter's order to not use any of frozen Iranian assets to compensate United States firms recalled; federal judge today reported ordering use of assets for such compensation. Details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kelly, Chris
Duration:
00:03:50

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