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Iran Crisis / Queen #511544

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 1980
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(Studio) Statement by Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr to Tokyo newspaper that Iran's parliament may consider hostage question soon reported Fate of hostages said not linked to outcome of United States elections. Richard Queen's release cited as purely for health reasons. Statement by Queen that he is feeling much better given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Richard Queen said driven to White House with his parents, his brother Alexander, and Deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher. Mtg. of Queen and Carter shown. [QUEEN - is overwhelmed by welcome received.] [President CARTER - gives details with regard to Queen's captivity to group of Democratic Party delegates.]
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

Frazier, Stephen;
Savitch, Jessica

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