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Iran Crisis / Body Return #510756

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1980
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(Studio) Bodies of United States servicemen killed in unsuccessful rescue attempt in Iran reported arriving at Dover AFB, DE, today; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Zurich, Switzerland) Arrival of bodies, accompanied from Iran by Greek archbishop Hilarion Capucci, featured; films shown. No. of coffins turned over to Swiss and Vatican officials noted in discrepancy with United States claims of 8 dead; details given. Positive identification of remains and possible explanation of extra coffin said coming at Dover.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) United States hostages held in Iran rptd dispersed to 12 cities throughout country.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bittermann, Jim;
Chancellor, John

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