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Iran / Americans Arrested / Elections #951220

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 03, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s call for the return of Americans Shane Bauer††, Sarah Shourd†† and Joshua Fattal††, who were arrested for crossing the border into Iran, reported.

(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The endorsement from Iran’s Supreme Leader of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s second presidential term featured; scenes shown of the awkward ceremony and of a mass trial of reformists arrested after the disputed election, including former Iranian Vice President Mohammad Ali Abtahi††; details given about detentions and deaths of protestors; photos shown of student Sohrab Arabi†, who was killed, and American scholar Kian Tajbakhsh†, whose fate is unknown. [Middle East scholar Haleh ESFANDIARI†- recalls being detained in Iran.]

Couric, Katie;
Palmer, Elizabeth

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