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Hostages / Iran #63598

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 18, 1980
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(Studio) Prime Min. Mohammed Ali Rajai said Putting Pressure on United States to agree to demands with regard to hostage release because of Christmas. Iran's next and final reply to United States predicted forthcoming, through Algeria.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Scenes of Algerian delegation in Tehran shown. Film from last Tuesday shown. Demands, include return of late Shah's fortune, considered. Protesting crowds in Tehran shown. Pol. situation in Iran noted. Ayatollah Khomeini said still strongly supported, despite scattered protests. Iran, however, said Pol. Paralyzed.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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