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Iran / Hostage Crisis #508608

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 31, 1980
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(Studio) Radio Tehran said indicating possible execution of United States hostages; details given. Remarks by Ayatollah Beheshti noted; semantic conflict underway by Tehran radio, Ronald Reagan and Carter administration mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Algerian diplomats reported taking new United States proposals to Tehran; details given, films shown. [Ambassador Redha MALEK - comments.] State Department spokesperson quoted. [President CARTER - comments.] Iran's rejection of Carter's earlier offer recalled; specifics of new United States proposal given.

(Studio) Possibility that 3 British hostages in Iran will be released following negotiations by emissary of Archbishop of Canterbury; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob

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