Search the Archive

Iran / Hostage Crisis #63145

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 02, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President Carter's statements with regard to hostage crisis and United States law recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Iranian demands termed as nearly in form of an ultimatum. [Courtesy "Issues and Answers" Secretary of State MUSKIE - says Carter administration will have to evaluate and study Iranian conditions.] Conditions President Carter can and cannot meet listed on screen.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Iranian parliament said making no mention of United States military aid in return for hostage release. President Carter's willingness to free military supplies already purchased by Iran considered. Muskie quoted. Iran-Iraq war mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Paris, France) Iranian government said planning method of releasing hostages. Role of Algeria, Syria and Libya in present situation considered.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Salinger, Pierre
Duration:
00:03:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.