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Iran #260186

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 25, 1979
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(Studio) Update on Iran situation. Mentioned are Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar, Ayatollah Khomeini and demonstrations in Tehran.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Neauphle-le-Chateau, France) Khomeini's plans to return to Iran detailed. Demonstrations at his exile home noted. Air Force officials' statement that they won't fly Khomeini home without clearance from Tehran reported.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Studio) Report on State Department predictions of more violence in Iran.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Description of State Department officials' attitude about Iran situation given. Differences said to exist among Pentagon, State Department and White House with regard to United States policy; these stated.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Iranian army's well-equipped state reported to be legacy of Shah.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Background report on Iranian army and its important in power struggle between Bakhtiar and Khomeini. Shah's development of armed forces reported.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kladstrup, Don;
McNamara, Bob

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