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Iran / Political Unrest #255786

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1978
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(Studio) Update on situation in Iran given. Arrest of former prime minister Amir Abbas Hoveida reported Other arrests made earlier in crackdown on anti-Shah sentiment noted. Conditions in Tehran, where no rioting has been reported today, described.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Sources' report that United States discussed making United States troops available to train Shah's troops in riot control, but that Shah never requested such aid, outlined. Details of statements on Iran situation, made by State Department spokesperson Jill Schuker, given. Damage to some American homes in Iran by Molotov cocktails mentioned. United States denial of world-wide rumor that Shah was shot stated.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Shah's orders for investigation into sources of wealth and property of royal family members detailed. Arrest of UPI's Tehran bureau manager, a Pakistani national Orders to deport him to London noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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