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Iran Crisis / July Fourth Celebrations #272044

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Demonstration outside United States embassy in Tehran said show of support for Khomeini's appeal for return to fundamental Islamic lifestyle; films shown. Ayatollah Sadegh Khalkhali noted calling for more severe sentences by courts; number condemned to death recently noted.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Mary and Jesse Lopez, parents of hostage James Lopez, quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Memorial service for hostages at Saint Mathews Cathedral in Dallas featured; films shown. [Dean Preston WILES - prays for captives.] Ceremonies in Hermitage and Scranton, Pennsylvania, reported; hostage Michael Metrinko's father, Harry, noted participating in Scranton affair. [Harry METRINKO - comments.] Virgil and Toni Sickmann parents of hostage Rodney Sickmann, reported taking part in Saint Louis ceremony sponsored by VFW; details given, films shown. [Virgil SICKAANN - comments.] Dorothea Morefield, wife of cnsl. general Richard Moref ield in Tehran. noted honored by Combat Pilots Association of San Diego today. [MOREFIELD - comments on 25th wedding anniversary at end of month]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan;
Trotta, Liz

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