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Hostages #273505

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1981
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(Studio) Psychological problems suffered by some hostages reported relayed to President Reagan today during White House briefing; former captives' continued recuperation at West Point, New York, with families noted. Uniden. hostage quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(West Point, New York) Hostages' activities today examined; films shown. [John GRAVES, John McKEEL, Gary LEE, William ROYER, Joseph HALL, Clair BARNES, Kathryn KOOB - comment.] Hostages Paul Needham and Rodney Sickmann shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Press Secretary James Brady quoted with regard to hostages' condition.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Reagan's briefing about hostages' psychological state discussed; films shown. Brady quoted. [Bruce LAINGEN - comments.] Primary concern of hostages at present noted; Reagan reported signing congress resolution declaring Thursday thanksgiving day for hostages. [REAGAN - comments on resolution.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - comments on agreement with Iran.] Admin. said reviewing existing anti-terrorism laws.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(West Point, New York) Richard Morefield's experience as hostage noted. [MOREFIELD - discusses ordeal, efforts at normalization.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Cronkite, Walter;
Petersen, Barry;
Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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