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Iranian Crisis #64387

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 06, 1980
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(Studio) Developments possibly indicating change in hostage situation in Iran outlined; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted; Rosalynn Carter's comments re: hostage release while campaigning. in Maine noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Possible benefit to situation by presence of Abolhassan Bani-Sadr in power position considered; Ayatollah Khomeini include in discussion. Apparent change in position with regard to Shah outlined.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Bani-Sadr and terrorists holding embassy said in test of wills over 50 Americans invited to Iran by terrorists and the arrest last night of government minister without government approval.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) (Report in progress) Arrest of minister examined; film shown. Bani-Sadr's condemnation of terrorist action quoted on screen; Purpose for Bani-Sadr's order to hold visiting 50 Americans temporarily noted.
REPORTER: Jon Snow (Independent television News)

(Studio) Revolutionary council member Mohammad Beheshti quoted with regard to Shah.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Status of Shah, in light of rumors in recent weeks of his detention by Panama, examined; Panamanian foreign minister Carlos Josorez quoted with regard to Shah not being allowed to leave Panamanian territory. Details given. Special broadcast on Iran and Afghanistan tonight announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Snow, Jon

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