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Iranian Crisis #508876

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1980
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim reported choosing 5-man commission to investigate complaints about Shah; United States said approving, Iran's still pending. Possible release of hostages if Iran accepts commission noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(NYC) United Nations international commission members named, photos shown. [Mbr. Louis-Edmond PETTITI - comments.] Cmsn.'s 1st meeting with Waldheim said not expected before Tuesday; commission's rpting. procedure outlined.
REPORTER: Al Johnson

(Studio) Timing of release of hostages said still key issue at White House
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) President Carter reported waiting for "mechanical problems" to be resolved; details given.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Interview with hostages Paul Lewis and William Gallegos, on Greek TV, detailed; Lewis and Gallegos quoted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Johnson, Al;
Savitch, Jessica;
Woodruff, Judy

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