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Iran Crisis #508850

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 16, 1980
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(Studio) Statements by President Carter and Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr concerning hostage situation cited. Mtg. of Bani-Sadr and Ayatollah Khomeini noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(No location given) Bani-Sadr shown spking. Remarks with regard to hostages, past and present United States relations with Iranian govts., United Nations commission interpreted.

(DC) White House reaction to Bani-Sadr statements said a "no comment." Carter administration position with regard to hostages, Iranian relations and United Nations commission described.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) United Press International quote of Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh saying that freeing of hostages is at least 2 weeks away cited.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

Hart, John;
Palmer, John;
Pauley, Jane

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