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Iran / Hostage Crisis #63125

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Speaker of Iran's parliament, in Algiers, Algeria, for mtgs., reported giving most recent statement on United States hostages.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Algiers, Algeria) Hashemi Rafsanjani's remarks at news conference outlined, discussed. [INTERPRETER - relays Rafsanjani's statement.] Hostages said allegedly being given to Algerian authorities in Iran when they are eventually released.
REPORTER: Jacques Grenier

(DC) State Department reaction to Rafsanjani's remarks noted; Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai's office recalled officially chgd. with hostage problem. United States response outlined on screen; Capitol Hill memorial ceremony for hostages today, featuring Penne Laingen, wife of hostage Bruce Laingen, noted, shown.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Grenier, Jacques;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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