ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 15, 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) Continued captivity of United States hostages in Iran and President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr's rationalization of their delayed release reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(London, England) Bani-Sadr's press conference examined; films shown. His remarks on US, hostages, frozen Iranian assets, Shah's private wealth discussed. [Voice of BANI-SADR - (thru interpreter) comments.] Latest Iranian position on hostage negotiations said expected shortly.
REPORTER: John Laurence
(DC) United States officials' response to Bani-Sadr's remarks outlined on screen, discussed; possibility that Bani-Sadr hasn't been told by Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai what United States proposals are mentioned. General atmosphere of US-Iran negotiations noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Hostage families reported returning to their respective homes after mtg. with State Department officials; father of hostage Kevin Hermening quoted. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.