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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1979
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(Studio) Shah's departure from Iran noted. Celebrations in streets of Tehran reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Report on demonstrations in Tehran by people celebrating Shah's departure and calling for return of exiled religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) Shah's 1953 ouster, after which CIA put him back in power, noted. Observers' view that today's departure means end to Shah's rule reported Details given about Shah and Empress Farah's departure from Tehran for Aswan, Egypt. Planned meeting with President Anwar Sadat stated. Their ultimate destination cited as US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Aswan, Egypt) Arrival of Shah and Empress in Egypt, where they are greeted by President and Mrs. Sadat, detailed. Shah's support of Egypt, with oil supplies, during 1973 war noted. Scheduled discussions between 2 men of Soviet threat to area reported Nile River mentioned.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Studio) Earthquake in Iran reported Arrival of some royal family members in United States in December and others today, at Reese Air Force Base near Lubbock, Texas, where Shah's son undergoes pilot training, stated. Upcoming reports outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob;
Sefton, Doug

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