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Iran Crisis #511393

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) United States hostage in Iran Richard Queen said ordered released by Ayatollah Khomeini due to illness.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Queen recalled 1st seen last Easter during visit by clergymen; his career with State Department noted. Films shown. Khomeini's release order quoted on screen. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments.] Spokesperson for President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr quoted with regard to Swiss embassy's handling of Queen's release.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) [President CARTER - comments on hostage developments.] Queen's father said not commenting on situation until he learns further details of son's release.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:03:00

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