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Iranian Crisis #508727

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1980
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(Studio) State Department reception for the 6 Americans, slipped out of Tehran by Canada, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Arrival of the "Tehran 6" at State Department featured; film shown. Applause given Canadian charge d'affaires Gilles Mathieu noted. [MATHIEU - says they are proud of their part, but that it was the normal and right thing to do.] [Robert ANDERS - recalls activities during hiding.] Their later meeting with President Carter and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance noted, shown. [Mark LIJEK - comments.] Sheltering of Henry Lee Schatz and Anders in Swedish embassy before being sent to Canadian embassy reported.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Ottawa, Canada) Press conference with Canada's ambassador to Iran, Kenneth Taylor, examined; Taylor quoted. [TAYLOR - comments on activities of the 6,] [Prime minister Joe CLARK - comments on new attitude of Bani-Sadr towards hostages.] Clark's optimism reported not shared by State Department officials; details given.
REPORTER: Dianne Wildman

(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's return from France one year ago today recalled; Khomeini said still hospitalized.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Tehran, Iran) Iran's celebration of 1st anniversary featured; film shown. Role of Khomeini in hostage crisis noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John;
Valeriani, Richard;
Wildman, Dianne

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