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Iran #260146

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 1979
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(Studio) Iranian military reaffirmation of support for Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar noted. Photo shown. Ayatollah Khomeini's remarks about his upcoming return to Iran to set up own government reported Khomeini aide's comparison of religious leader's plans for government to government of Mohammed and caliphate of 7th century martyr Ali stated. Cutoff of natural gas supply to Soviet Armenia due to turmoil in Iran mentioned. State Department response to continued USSR chgs. that United States is interfering in Iran given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given of USSR comments about United States involvement in Iran. President Carter's past statements that United States won't intervene in Iran recalled.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:02:00

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