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Hostage Release / Iran #274156

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 31, 1981
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(Studio) Upcoming anniversary of release of United States hostages from Iran noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(DC) [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - acknowledges dissatisfaction with Iranian regime.] Indications of leadership becoming more intransigent examined. [Harold SAUNDERS - discusses situation.] Role of terrorism within Iran, former President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's flight to France and of Ayatollah Khomeini's health discussed. [Carnegie Endowment for International Peace spokesperson Selig HARRISON - considers United States interested in independent forces; explains.] Possible consequences of Khomeini's death considered.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

Flynn, Rita;
Jones, Phil

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