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Kennedy remarks on Iranian hostage crisis

Title
Kennedy remarks on Iranian hostage crisis
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:02:36
Description
Report on Edward Kennedy’s remarks the Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Pehlavi, should not be granted permanent exile in the USA, criticism and why he may have made them. The presidential candidate also broke an agreement not to talk about the current Iranian hostage crisis (US embassy staff held hostage in Tehran). Includes speech by Kennedy; State Department spokesman Hodding Carter III; Republican representative speech; Robert Strauss, Carter campaign co-ordinator. Andrew Manderstam reports.
Contributors
Andrew Manderstam; Edward Kennedy; Robert Strauss; Hodding Carter III
Keywords
USA; Iran; Elections; Revolutions; Exiles; Embassies and consulates; Edward Kennedy; Hostages; Embassy buildings; Diplomats; Presidential candidates; Iranian revolution (1979); Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

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