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Iranian Crisis #502024

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 19, 1979
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(Studio) Preparations for release of 10 more American hostages by terrorists in Iran reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) News conference featuring 6 blacks and 4 women to be released detailed; films shown. [Westley WILLIAMS, Terry ROBINSON, Lloyd ROLLINS, Elizabeth MONTAGNE - comment on release, Shah, daily routine.] Pessimism over release of remaining prisoners noted.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) The 10 released and their places of residence listed on screen; hostages said being flown to West Germany for hosPitalization.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Prairie View, Texas) Reaction of Mrs. Arie Walker to release of her son David reported; films shown. [Mrs. WALKER - announces son's release.]
REPORTER: Cindy Martin (KPRC-TV newstape)

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Laura Bell's wait for word on son, James Hughes, reported; films shown. [BELL - comments on seeing son on TV.]
REPORTER: Michael Voss (WDSU-TV newstaPe)

(Studio) Arrival of 1st group of released hostages, 2 blacks and 1 woman, in West Europe reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Wiesbaden, West Germany) Arrival of Kathy Gross, William Quarles and Ladell Maples at Copenhagen airport and continuance to Wiesbaden, West Germany, hospital, reported; films shown. Preparations at hospital for hostages outlined. [State Department spokesperson George SHERMAN - comments on questioning of hostages.] Sherman said refusing comment when asked if hostages were free to leave hospital if they so chose.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) National Urban League president Vernon Jordan's reaction to release of blacks and females quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bittermann, Jim;
Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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