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Iranian Crisis #502721

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 04, 1979
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(Studio) United Nations Security Council reported passing resolution calling for release of hostages.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York City) Unanimous adoption of resolution noted; film of voting shown. Resolution outlined on screen. [Secretary General Kurt WALDHEIM - addresses cncl.) [United States amb Don. McHENRY - addresses cncl.)
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

(Studio) Hostages reported threatened with death if they failed to cooperate with terrorists holding them; espionage trial of hostages said announced by Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh. Their judges noted terrorists now holding them.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Rationale of spy trials outlined; films shown Former foreign min. Abolhassan Bani-Sadr said urging revolutionary council to make issue of spy trials a secondary one; details given. Media feud between Bani-Sadr and Ghotbzadeh examined; trial issue discussed.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Central Bank of Iran reported refusing United States dollars for oil payments; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George;
Wildman, Dianne
Duration:
00:04:30

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