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Iran / Khomeini Anniversary / Tehran Today #184580

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 01, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The 20th anniversary of the arrival of Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini in Iran that led to the end of the Shah's rule recalled; scenes shown of the response to his return and the seizure of the United States embassy.

(Tehran: Bill Redeker) The changing nation of Iran featured; scenes shown from Tehran of reminders of the revolution; details given of the moderation of the people's views on the United States and Iranian lifestyle. [Student organizer Addis ABDI (thru translator), young STUDENT - comment on US-Iranian relations.] [Two STUDENTS - explain their desires.] The status of the Iranian economy noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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