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Iran-US Relations / War Games / Detained Americans #861428

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The US war games off the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf reported; scenes shown of the ships.

(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) Iran's arrest of a 67-year-old American scholar, Haleh Esfandiari†, as part of the new Iranian hostage crisis featured; photos shown of five Americans believed to have been detained in Iran; details given about Esfandiari's case. [Haleh's husband Shaul BAKHASH†- reacts to his wife being in a prison cell.] Monday's meeting of the US and Iranian ambassadors noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Karl, Jonathan

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