CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 24, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan said meeting families of hostages tomorrow at White House [REAGAN - comments with regard to his meeting with families. Calls former hostages released POW's.] Airport reunion at Stewart Airport near Newburgh, New York, termed private; no press said allowed. Families and hostages said to remain in seclusion at West Point Mil. Academy until Tuesday reception at White House
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(DC) Families of former hostages Rick Kupke, Johnny McKeel, Barry Rosen, Richard Morefield, Regis Ragan, Donald Cooke, Steven Lauterbach, Donald Sharer and Michael Metrinko shown. [Ernest COOKE and Harry METRINKO - comment.] [Airline pilot Captain Barry WESTMAN - delivers toast over intercom.] Former hostage families said spending night in Crystal City Marriott Hotel.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams
(West Point, New York) Preparations for hostages at West Point Mil. Academy, Stewart Airport and Hotel Thayer detailed. [Cadets Margaret BRIDGEMAN and Kevin KEATING - comment.] [Hotel Thayer manager Steve ADAMS - talks about hotel's preparation.] Rescue attempt mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley