NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 19, 1980
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(Studio) State Department said admitting that it has compiled documents on US involvement in Iran; "Washington Post's" report on situation noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Compilation of documents said dating back to Roosevelt era; details given. State Department spokesperson John Trattner's reference to Pentagon Papers outlined. [TRATTNER - comments.] [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments on possible reaction in Iran with regard to United States hostages.] Compilation said allegedly not helpful to United States efforts to obtain hostages' release.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
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