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Shah of Iran / United States Visit / Demonstrations #249442

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 1977
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(Studio) Shah of Iran and Empress Farah's arrival in Williamsburg, Virginia, to begin 3-day United States visit noted. Talks with President Carter on Tuesday said to include arms sales and oil prices, but Carter won't be only greeter of Shah in DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Demonstrations for and against Shah in Williamsburg and those planned for Washington, DC visit detailed. Charges against Iranian government by those opposed to it cited, include some claiming pro-Shah ads and publicity are being paid for by Shah himself. [Federal of Iranian Students spokesperson FARHAD - thinks someone trying to show Shah has supporters, but says demonstrators are being paid.] Denials of demonstration leaders noted. [Iranian-American busman. Said NAVIDI - says they want to show they're proud Iranians.] (Film courtesy Public TV; interview with Shah.) [SHAH - says background check of anti-Shah demonstrators will show they're mostly Marxists.] Anticipated police problems in keeping 2 groups apart during Shah's visit to White House on Tuesday noted.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya

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