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Iran Crisis #509264

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1980
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(Studio) Film of some of the United States hostages undergoing medical examination noted shown on Greek TV; failure of United Nations commission to meet with captives recalled
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Film shown, narrated; physician's assessment of their condition noted. [Hostages William GALLEGOS, Barry ROSEN - comment.]
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's efforts to get voters to polls noted; Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Beheshti's remarks with regard to United Nations commission, hostage, return of Shah and his wealth outlined; films shown. [BEHESHTI - says the conditions for hostages' release remain the same.] President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted in "Tehran Times"; headline shown. Imminent parliamentary elecs. discussed.

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General noted meeting today with Secretary of State and United Nations commission, recently returned to New York City from Iran.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Vance-Waldheim and Waldheim-commission mtgs. examined; films shown. [UN spokesperson Rudolf STAJDUHAR - says commission met 3 Americans held at foreign ministry in Tehran.] Implications of commission's possible return to Iran considered; Waldheim quoted.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Chancellor, John;
Fletcher, Martin;
Hart, John;
McLaughlin, Bill

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