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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 17, 1981
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(Studio) Report with regard to hostage negotiations with Iran introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Negotiation process detailed. Roles of Deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher in Algiers, Algeria; Treasury Secretary G. William Miller; White House Counsel Lloyd Cutler; United States banking experts; and former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance noted. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - notes reasons for optimism.]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) USSR criticism of United States during tense negotiations announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell's attack on USSR chgs. made through "Pravda", radio and television reports given. Response said directed by President Carter. Soviet amb. Anatoly Dobrynin said summoned by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie because of Soviet propaganda statements.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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