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(Studio) Supt. Court decision confirming legality of President Carter's deal with Iran for release of hostages reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Details given. Fin. aspects of deal noted. Am companies said expected to take claims to international tribunal for settlement. [Former cnsl. to President Carter Lloyd CUTLER - comments on decision.] [Attorney for Iran government Thomas SHACK - expects companies to receive all due under arbitration rules.] [Claimant's attorney John OLSON - speaks of effect of decision on future services rendered foreign countries by United States businesses.] [Claimants' attorney Stephen HOWARD - speaks of decision's effect.] Suit filed by some former hostages in Los Angeles against United States government said claiming rights to sue Iran were illegally waived by President Carter. [Former hostage Chas. SCOTT - believes terrorism should be costly to terrorist.] Details of hostages' suit and procedures given. Possibility of congress voting compensation to hostages for their ordeal considered.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
- Graham, Fred;
- Rather, Dan
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