Search the Archive

Hostages #273473

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 24, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Former hostages said returning to United States tomorrow.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Wiesbaden, West Germany) Some former hostages reported journeying out of confines of Wiesbaden hospital. Bruce Laingen shown. [Former hostages Moorhead KENNEDY, James LOPEZ and Malcolm KALP - respond to reporters questions.] Presence of anti-Khomeini Iranian demonstrators noted.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

(Studio) Interviews with some hostages introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Frankfurt, West Germany) [Victor TOMSETH - speaks about captivity in Iran; mentions Michael Howland.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(W. Germany) [Kathryn KOOB and Elizabeth Ann SWIFT - respond to questions re: threat of executions and aborted rescue attempt.]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) More of interviews said being shown on CBS special report, "The Ordeal", tonight. Quote attributed to former hostage William Belk in "Seattle Post-Intelligencer" with regard to rescue attempt cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Dean, Morton;
Schieffer, Bob;
Teichner, Martha;
Trotta, Liz

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.