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ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 29, 1980
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(Studio) Hashemi Rafsanjani retort to Ronald Reagan's remark with regard to Iranians as barbarians reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) [REAGAN - responds to reporter's. question with regard to Reagan's earlier remarks with regard to Iranians. Doesn't want to discuss details.] Reagan's "tough guy" image noted.
REPORTER: Susan King

(DC) Reagan's tougher stance with regard to Iran anticipated. William Safire's appeal for mining harbors and other precautions for tougher Reagan policy quoted. "Washington Post" editorial with regard to changing attitude of Americans quoted. Pros and cons of harsher policy considered.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
King, Susan

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