ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1980
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(Studio) Continue captivity of United States hostages in Iran noted; most of those held in New York jails for recent Washington, DC demonstration said now cooperating with Immigration and Naturalization Service.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(Otisville, New York) All Iranian men brought to federal facility here said being transferred out later tonight; details given. 4 more prisoners reported taken to Prison hospital due to dehydration caused by hunger strike; accusations of brutality discussed. [Warden J. Michael QUIMLAN - comments.] Rptd. upcoming release considered.
REPORTER: Richard Anderson
(DC) Senior State Department officials said suspecting that Washington, DC demonstration and its aftermath were deliberately staged to rekindle enthusiasm for holding United States hostages in Iran; details given. [Secretary of State Edmund MUSKIE - comments.] Washington, DC police reported in close contact with State Department's Iran task force; details given.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Further discussion of Iran demonstrators and their possible impact on hostages on tonight's edition of "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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