NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 20, 1980
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(Studio) Reports of escalation of border war between Iraq and Iran given. Mobilization of Iran's reserve by President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr stated. Effect of conflict on hostages considered.
(DC) Report with regard to Iran-Iraq warfare given. Shooting reported near Al Basra Iraq and Abadan, Iran. Possible effects of naval warfare near these port cities on world oil supplies considered.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Report with regard to United States hostages in Iran introd.
(No location given) 3-day Fall Festival in Francesville, IN, said dedicted to hostage Rick Kupke. [Father Arthur KUPKE - hopes hostages will be home around election time.] [Assistant Secretary of State Brian ATWOOD - express his hope.] Waterloo, Iowa, ceremonial flags for Kathryn Koob and other hostages shown and explained. [Kathryn's MOTHER - will never give up hope.]
REPORTER: Norma Quarles
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