CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 08, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(London: Bill McLaughlin) United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar's push for a Middle East hostage deal examined; details given of French intelligence report linking Iranian government officials to last month's assassination in Paris of former Iranian prime minister Shahpour Bakhtiar. Radicals' criticism of policies of Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has been urging Lebanese Shiites to release all Western hostages, including Terry Anderson and Terry Waite, noted. [Middle East analyst Baqer MOIN - comments.] Rafsanjani's role in release of hostages Edward Tracy and John McCarthy recalled. Israel's position on hostages mentioned.
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