ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1980
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(Studio) Different responses by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie and President Carter to Ayatollah Khomeini's speech last Friday with regard to conditions for release of United States hostages noted. [CARTER, MUSKIE - state opinions.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Possible rationale for varying statements considered. [MUSKIE - comments.] Muskie said confirming informal contacts with Iran are currently underway, include contact with former foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh. [MUSKIE - comments.] Carter noted accusing Ronald Reagan of playing pols. with hostages; details given. Muskie's reaction to Reagan's statement noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Iranian parliament said preparing to debate hostage issue; speaker Hashemi Rafsanjani quoted. Films shown; letter sent from hostages' families to parliament quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Studio) Carter said commenting on Iran during campaign swing through Texas.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Texas) Importance of Corpus Christi, Texas, to president cands. due to large Mexican-American population noted. [CARTER - greets audience in Spanish.] His defense of position not to participate in 3-way debate cited. [CARTER - campaigns.; mentions Reagan, John Anderson.] Carter noted defending campaign manager Tim Kraft who recently resigned due to chgs. of cocaine use. [CARTER - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson (KTRK film/tape)
(DC) Reagan's campaign activities today, include Republican meeting in Washington, DC with George Bush and party leaders, examined; films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns.; mentions Iran hostage crisis.] "The Capitol Compact" (Republican unity agreement), Republican campaign pledges, listed on screen; pro-ERA demonstration noted. [REAGAN and CROWD - sing "God Bless America."]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(Studio) League of Women Voters reported announcing 1st president debate; details given. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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