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Iran #260079

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 02, 1979
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(Studio) Report to French television by Iranian Prime Min. designate Shahpour Bakhtiar that Shah has agreed to leave Iran to spend time abroad noted. Info. received from diplomatic sources at United Nations that Shah will leave on day parliament confirms Bakhtiar's new government reported Contd. violence in Iranian cities and attempts to leave country by Americans and other foreigners stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Conditions at Tehran's international airport with foreigners trying to get planes out of country detailed. [PEOPLE - comment.] Security at airport and limited flights noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) Iranian military's later takeover of airport operations reported United States Air Force planes' service from Iran mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Defense Department films shown. Air Force C-5 cargo plane's transportation of US government employee dependents to American Air Force Base near Madrid, Spain, and transportation of more dependents there to Athens, Greece, by C-141's noted. Pentagon statement about use of Air Force planes to carry United States citizens out of Iran given. State Department report that Pan American flights arrived and departed from Tehran International Airport detailed. No. of Americans that have left Iran stated. Confidence of Pentagon officials with regard to Iranian army's ability to keep US mil. secrets secure cited; radar listening posts on Iran-USSR border mentioned. Presence in South China Sea of USS Constellation and escort ships, and of other United States warships in Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf, noted.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Comments of exiled Iran religious leader, Ayatollah Khomeini, with regard to oil supply cutoffs to certain cntrys. after Shah is gone reported Israel and South Africa said to be 2 of these and possibly US. United States officials' statements about effect loss of Iranian oil would have on country given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) State Department official's comments on outlook for oil supply to US, West Europe and Japan in coming mos., his revelation of oil reserve in non-Communist world and report that Saudi Arabia has incrd. its product stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Report on anti-Shah violence in Beverly Hills, California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beverly Hills, California) Violent anti-Shah demonstration in front of Beverly Hills house owned by Shah's sister, Princess Shams, described. Shah's mother reported to have come here on Monday, supposedly in United States for medical treatment.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
McNamara, Bob;
Pappas, Ike;
Petersen, Barry

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