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Iran / Hostage Crisis #62992

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 1980
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(Studio) United States diplomatic mission to Algeria with regard to Iran hostage crisis reported ending with return of deputy Secretary of State Warren Christopher today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Decision to end mission to Algeria discussed. [State Department spokesperson John TRATTNER - comments.] Implications of trip ending this early considered; objectives of mission outlined on screen. Roles of diplomats Harold Saunders, Robert Owen, Robert Carswell noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Assessment of situation by Ali Reza Nobari, governor of Iran's central bank and confidant of President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr reported; graffiti with regard to Ronald Reagan at United States embassy today shown. President Carter mentioned. Most US hostages said believed within embassy compound.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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