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Iran / Hostage Crisis #62841

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian parliament said continuing discussions of United States hostage crisis; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Paris, France) (Temporary audio and video loss.) Report in progress. Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr said allegedly in possession of message from White House with regard to conditions acceptable for hostages' release; details given. Parliament's consideration of issue today and mbrs.' meeting with Ayatollah Khomeini tomorrow mentioned.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(London, England) BBC-monitored Tehran radio broadcasts examined; portion of broadcast heard, discussed. Segments quoted on screen.

(Studio) Inability of any political figure in Iran, include Khomeini, Bani-Sadr or Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai, to force situation noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) State Department spokesperson John Trattner quoted; upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max;
Salinger, Pierre

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