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Iran Crisis #272526

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 1980
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(Studio) 300th day of captivity for United States hostages in Iran noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Globe, Arizona) Family of hostage Jimmie Lopez featured; film shown. [Sister Marie, parents Mary and Jesse LOPEZ - comment on situation.) Family's observance of son's captivity outlined.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(Studio) Situation this week at United States embassy in Tehran noted; film shown. President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted; apparent confusion among both Iranians and Americans as to course of action cited.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Studio) [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments on United States commitment to hostages' release.] Admin.'s continued inability to win captives' release outlined; efforts said include consideration of endeavors by Ramsey Clark, Hamilton Jordan, Archbishop of Algiers, Billy Carter, Muhammad Ali and leader of Hanafi terrorists. Details given, photos shown. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned; possible course of action by United States outlined. Results of telephone survey of hostages' families reported; letters from hostages Colonel Thomas Schaeffer, sergeant John McKeel, Richard Morefield quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
Petersen, Barry;
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:07:20

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