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Lebanon / American Hostages / Reed Release / Iran-US Relations #332617

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Wiesbaden: Anthony Mason) First day of freedom of freed hostage Frank Reed featured; scenes shown of his arrival at military hospital in Wiesbaden, West Germany. [Fahima REED - talks about her husband.]

(Damascus: Allen Pizzey) Issue of release of American hostages in Lebanon examined; details given of position of Iran as stated in "Tehran Times", newspaper that is mouthpiece for Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani. [On Syrian TV, REED - talks about his kidnapping.] [Iranian affairs analyst Hazhir TEIMOURIAN - explains problems Rafsanjani is facing at home.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Lesley Stahl) White House strategy on hostages and Iran's requests of United States reviewed; details given of administration's decision not to pressure Israel and Iran's desperate need for better relations with US.

Mason, Anthony;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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