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Iran Crisis #65738

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 28, 1980
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(Studio) Iranian parliament, convened by Ayatollah Khomeini, reported in no rush to consider hostage crisis.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Formal challenge issued by terrorists holding Americans to parliament outlined; films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(No location given) Opening session examined; films shown. Khomeini noted sending son, Sayed Ahmad, in his place; details of his speech given. President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned blaming outsiders for most of Iran's problems; problems faced by parliament cited.

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Tom RESTON - responds to latest terrorist demands.] New policy being pursued by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie outlined.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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