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Iran Crisis / London Embassy Siege #510469

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian army reported finding another body of United States commando killed in recent rescue attempt; discrepancy between Iranian and United States body count noted. Terrorists holding United States embassy in Tehran said calling siege of Iran's London embassy a plot by President Carter; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) A military parade past Ayatollah Khomeini's residence of armed mullahs noted; films shown. Ayatollah Hojatolislam Mohammed Ali Khameini quoted with regard to London siege as result of conspiracy between United States and Iraq. [For. minister Sadegh GHOTBZADEH - says Iran won't concede to blackmail to terrorists employed by Iraq.]
REPORTER: David McCormack

(Studio) Restrictions placed on Pro-Khomeini demonstrators at London embassy site noted; update on situation there outlined. Films shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McCormack, David

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