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Carter / Shah Visit / Demonstrations / New York City Bomb Plant #249453

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1977
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(Studio) Report on ceremony and demonstrations heralding arrival of Shah of Iran for Washington, DC visit.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report on White House welcome for Shah by President and Mrs. Carter, and on demonstrations by both pro-and anti-Shah groups. Fighting among 2 groups and police detailed, include use of tear gas and its effect on White House ceremonies; demonstrations compared to those during Vietnam war years President's later apology to Shah noted. [CARTER - has apologized to Shah for temporary air pollution in DC.] Ldrs.' discussions with regard to oil prices and proposed visit to Israel by Egypt President Sadat cited.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Report on bomb planted in New York City office of Iran Air, which police found before it exploded. (Film shown.) Upcoming report with regard to Iranian demonstrators.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details about demonstrators both for and against Shah given. Pro-Shah demonstrator's comments with regard to free air fare and payment to come to Washington, DC cited. [Pro-Shah MAN - gives details of flight preparations, shows money recd. for coming and says he doesn't come to support Shah, but just enjoys traveling.] Truth of man's allegations has been learned; airline refusal to tell who paid for flight and Iranian embassy denial of its government paying any to come to Washington, DC cited.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Serafin, Barry

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