NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1980
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(Studio) United States said expressing concern with regard to treatment of hostages.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Expressed concern with regard to hostages said representative of harder line toward Iran by US. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - speaks of concerns, include housing and medical treatment.) Evin prison thought location of some. Letters from hostages said source of information Letter to mother of 1 hostage quoted on screen. [Hostage wife Penne LAINGEN - says 18 families have had no word from relatives since July. 6 not since April.) Painting by Bruce Laingen shown. Another letter speaking of imprisonment quoted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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