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Iran / Hostage Crisis / Campaign '80 #507538

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 1980
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(Studio) Continuing rumors of United States hostages' imminent release from Iran said eliciting warning against expectations by President Carter. [CARTER - comments.] Vice President Walter Mondale quoted on "Today" show.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) United Nations diplomat's assessment of situation, allegedly based on recent conversations with Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai and Iranian parliament spkr Hashemi Rafsanjani, discussed, United Nations Sec. Council's continued consideration of Iran-Iraq war mentioned. [Iranian special envoy Ali Shams ARDAKANI - comments.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Reaction of officials in Ronald Reagan's campaign noted include belief that Secretary of State Edmund Muskie will go to West Germany this wkend.; details given. Iranian conditions for hostages' release listed on screen, possible solutions discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McLaughlin, Bill

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