NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1981
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(Studio) Former United States hostages in Iran reported given Medal of Valor; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's presentation of awards said include indirect allusion to Carter administration's handling of Iran crisis. [HAIG - says Reagan admin. would have handled matter differently, reads message from President Reagan.] [Moorhead KENNEDY - thinks United States should compensate hostages since they don't have right to sue Iran.] All former hostages reported recing. new assignments by midsummer.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb
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