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Iran-Iraq War #105011

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today noted 6th anniversary of Iran-Iraq war.

(No location given: Barrie Dunsmore) Iran-Iraq war reviewed; conflict's current status examined. Scenes shown. Ayatollah Khomeini and Saddam Hussein mentioned, shown. [Prof. Fred HALLIDAY - notes inability of Khomeini's opponents to organization themselves; explains Hussein's immediate source of political strength.] [International Institution of Strategic Studies spokesperson Heino KOPIETZ - describes effect of Iranian shelling on Iraqi village.] Scenes taken by Kopietz shown. [KOPIETZ - thinks Iraqi regime is crumbling economically.]

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter

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