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Iran Crisis #273164

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1980
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(Studio) Iran's prime minister Mohammad Ali Rajai reported responding to letter sent last month by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie with regard to United States hostages.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Rajai's speech, answering Muskie, discussed; Muskie's letter quoted in part on screen. Muskie's remarks Sunday on "Face the Nation" recalled.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) For. affairs commission of Iran's parliament said wanting hostage issue debated as early as next Saturday Britain reported closing its embassy in Tehran and recalling diplomats; details given, film shown. Arrest of Iranian demonstrators in London last month recalled; deportation of some today shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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