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Iran / Captured British Sailors / Oil and Gas Prices #856382

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 2007
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(London: Jim Sciutto) The standoff with Iran over the 15 British sailors and marines taken in the Persian Gulf and held captive by Iran featured; Iran's video shown; letter from captive Faye Turney† quoted; details given about Iran's nuclear program. [In videotape, Royal Marine Nathan SOMMERS†- says we trespassed in Iranian waters.] [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR - reacts to what happened.] ["Newsweek International" editor Fareed ZAKARIA†- says this could spin out of control.]

(Studio: Kate Snow) The impact of the Iran-Britain crisis on the price of crude oil noted.

(Studio: Betsy Stark) The rise in oil and gas prices due to fears the crisis in the Middle East will disrupt oil supplies examined; price statistics cited. [Several San Francisco MOTORISTS - react to the prices.] [FIMAT USA oil trader John KILDUFF†- predicts prices will continue to rise.] [AAA Michael PINA†- assesses the driver reaction.]

Snow, Kate;
Sciutto, Jim;
Stark, Betsy

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