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Iran Crisis #510224

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 1980
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(Studio) Radicals' threat to kill all United States hostages if United States makes any military moves against Iran reported Naval blockade prospect noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) White House reaction considered. Risks noted. Mining harbors and setting up naval blockade mentioned as possibilities.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(DC) Mtg. of allies' diplomats reported Alternatives given. [Austria ambassador Karl SCHOBER - says govts must decide.] [Canada ambassador Peter TOWE - spits. of meeting] Disappointment of administration with regard to inaction of other govts. noted.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Lewis, George;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:03:10

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