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Iran / Hostages #62826

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 26, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian parliamentary debate with regard to United States hostages said begun today.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(London, England) Parliamentary meeting reported orig. public but now behind closed doors. Ayatollah Khomeini and some possible Iranian demands for hostages cited.

(Paris, France) Promising signs with regard to hostage crisis listed on screen.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) Speaker of parliament Hashemi Rafsanjani's statement that it makes no difference to Iran who wins election cited. Robert Strauss quoted stating that President Carter is trying not to politicize situation by not raising false hopes.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Dyk, Bob;
Salinger, Pierre

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