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Iran / Hostage Crisis #273683

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1981
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(Studio) Algerian intermediaries reported relaying Iranian request for clarification of United States proposals for hostages' release.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Carter administration officials' reaction to latest dvts. discussed; deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher and others noted drafting reply for Iran. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments.] Trattner's further remarks outlined; possibility of settlement prior to Ronald Reagan assuming office considered.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Iranian negotiator Behzad Nabavi quoted with regard to Algerian intermediaries; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Carter said indicating that late Shah's wealth remains problem for Iranians. [Representative Ronald GINN - comments.] President's comments on situation, include President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's remarks on hostages' release, discussed; uniden. aide quoted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Justice Department reported dropping investigation into unauthorized trip to Iran last spring by Ramsey Clark and others.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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