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Iran / Political Unrest #255772

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 07, 1978
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(Studio) Update on political unrest and military government in Iran; continued isolated anti-Shah demonstrations in Tehran noted. Arrest of some former government officials reported Report circulating in Washington, DC that intelligence gap is restricting United States reaction to Iran situation stated.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(DC) Details about apparent lack of information about situation in Iran, military government of country and Islamic discontent sweeping over country given; blame in part reported put on CIA. Is said unknown whether criticism of CIA is to provide administration scapegoat in event of Shah's fall or if it is real private view of administration United States public position on Iran stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) North part of Tehran reported to be almost trouble-free, while south part is scene of most unrest.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Tehran, Iran) Conditions in north part of Tehran where most Americans in city live described. Residents' preparations for limited outside activity, despite lack of demonstrations here, noted. Some American companies reported to have moved employees to Tehran from less safe outlying areas of country American embassy reports that some Americans have sent families out of cntry., though not on advice of American government, stated. [WOMEN - discuss situation.]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Kalb, Marvin;
Kuralt, Charles;
Tunnell, Doug

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