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Iran Crisis #64324

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 29, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian foreign minister reported agreeing on meeting between United Nations commission of inquiry and hostages; spokesperson from Ayatollah Khomeini's office said also agreeing.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) Necessity of commission meeting with hostages and their anticipated mtg. within 48 hrs. noted; holdup said from terrorists holding embassy. Details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Derek Taylor (Independent television News)

(Studio) State Department officials said still confident that events leading to release of hostages are on schedule.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Hostage Robert Ode, oldest of captives, quoted in recent letter re: discouragement and depression. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Taylor, Derek

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