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Iran Crisis #511031

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 02, 1980
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(Studio) Opening of "Crimes of America Conf." in Tehran today, with a number of Americans attending, include former attorney general Ramsey Clark and George Wald, a science Novel Prize winner, reported State Department's assessment of affair quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Clark, attorney general under Lyndon Johnson, noted longtime critic of United States support for Shah; Clark quoted, films shown. For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, reading message from Ayatollah Khomeini, and President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(DC) State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter quoted. [Hodding CARTER - says Clark and others were denied authorization to travel to Iran.] Possible penalties group face for violating prohibition against travel to Iran outlined.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Joint Chiefs of Staff reported establishing panel to investigate unsuccessful rescue mission in Iran; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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