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Iranian Crisis #508760

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 11, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian president Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted in "Le Monde" interview with regard to Shah's return no longer being condition for release of hostages; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) State department response to remarks attributed to Bani-Sadr examined. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - says United States won't plead guilty to unspecified crimes; notes 100th day of hostages' captivity.] Questions with regard to future behavior of Ayatollah Khomeini and terrorists holding hostages noted.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Anniversary celebration in Tehran of installation of Khomeini's revolutionary regime noted; collapse of reviewing stand and crushing of spectators by tank reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Anchor and reporter discuss Bani-Sadr's attitude towards crisis, possible significance for hostages.
REPORTER: John Cochran, John Chancellor

(Studio) Special broadcast on Iran announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Cochran, John;
Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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