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Iran / Hostage Crisis #63814

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1980
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(Studio) United States reported giving Algerian diplomats re formulation of United States proposals for ending Iran hostages crisis.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Latest United States reply, being carried to Tehran by Algerian diplomats, outlined. [Deputy Secretary of State Warren CHRISTOPHER - comments.] Specifics of new United States plan discussed; problems arising with current situation listed on screen. Ronald Reagan's commitment to honor any agreement arrived at by Carter administration recalled.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Iranian diplomat Behzad Nabavi's response to United States opposition to Iranian demands quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Nabavi's press conference examined; his remarks quoted on screen, discussed. Apparent change in attitude of parliament speaker Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani reported, quoted on screen.
REPORTER: Mike Lee

(Studio) Implications of Nabavi's remarks with regard to Iran's financial problems discussed; war with Iraq mentioned. Alleged response of Iranians to Ronald Reagan noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Defense of Reagan's remarks about Iranian terrorists by Edwin Meese and Defense Secretary-designate Caspar Weinberger examined. [WEINBERGER and MEESE - comment.] [REAGAN - comments.] Possible motive for Reagan's comments considered; President Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard (Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to Carter's reaction to Iran hostage crisis. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank;
Shepard, Steve;
Smith, Jack
Duration:
00:06:50

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