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Iran Crisis / Queen #66638

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) State Department reception for Richard Queen, recently released from captivity in Iran, noted; his press conference later examined. His description of captivity outlined. [QUEEN - discusses captivity.] His response to failed rescue attempt and visits by clergymen noted. [QUEEN - comments on clergy, captors.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Queen said meeting with relatives of his colleagues in Iran tomorrow prior to leaving for parents' home in Maine.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini and Islamic fundamentalists said criticizing government of President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr; details outlined on screen; film shown. For. minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh mentioned; power struggle between Bani-Sadr and Ayatollah Mohammed Beheshti outlined. Continued execution of military officers accused of plotting against Khomeini and arrest of foreigners working for non-Iranian news orgs. reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jarriel, Tom;
Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max

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