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Iranian Hijacking Aftermath #294805

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1984
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(Studio) Reagan administration reported criticizing Iran's role in recent hijacking there now that surviving Americans and bodies of those slain have been released.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Pres Reagan's alleged reaction to Iran's handling of hijacking described. [REAGAN - will withhold comment for now.] [Deputy press secretary Larry SPEAKES - notes Iran's lack of action while passengers were being murdered and tortured.] Speakes said calling for Iran to either try terrorists or extradite them. Secretary of State George Shultz's similar criticism quoted on screen. [Iranian ambassador to United Nations Said Rajaie KHORASSANI - considers reports that Iran and terrorists were in collusion rubbish.] Probable course of United States response described.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Kuwait) Freed hostages' arrival in Kuwait featured; films shown. [John COSTA, Captain Harry CLARK, Charles KAPAR - recall ordeals.]
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

Pintak, Larry;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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