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Iran / Hostage Crisis #508135

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1980
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini reported giving his approval for terrorists holding United States hostages in Iran to transfer them to Iranian government
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Atmosphere in Tehran, Iran, with regard to President Carter and United States response to conditions set forth by terrorists for hostages' release examined; films shown.

(Studio) Algeria reported functioning as liaison between United States and Iran; Algerian diplomat noted delivering terms for hostages' release to State Department today. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's reaction to events in Iran outlined. [MUSKIE - comments.] [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments on partial release of hostages.] Algerian ambassador Redha Malek mentioned, shown; remaining legal and financial problems cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Muskie's response to Iranian prime minister's call for committee to deal with situation reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York City) Problems faced in unfreezing Iranian assets discussed. [Harvard Law School spokesperson Abram CHAYES - comments.] Conditions laid down by Iran listed on screen, analyzed. [Banker Don. MILLER - comments.] General problem summarized.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Chancellor, John;
Jensen, Mike;
Kalb, Marvin;
McRae, Toni

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