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Iran / Hostage Crisis #507663

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 31, 1980
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(Studio) Continued confusion with regard to situation in Iran with United States hostages noted indicated by prime minister's speech and president's cancellation of scheduled press conf.; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Radio Tehran's broadcast quoted on screen, discussed; Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai's tirade against United States quoted on screen. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments.] Parliament noted scheduling another session re: hostages this Sunday
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) White House rptd denying involvement in London broker's chartering of Swedish aircraft to pick up hostages; details given. Reuters' report re: possibility that some United States hostages have been returned to United States embassy noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Bernard

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