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Iran #260341

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 05, 1979
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(Studio) Update on Iranian situation. Minor demonstrations in Tehran noted. Question of whether or not Shah will leave country when civilian government takes power reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Aides' statements about Shah's decision to take short vacation and earlier comments about his leaving cntry., made by new Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar, given. Film shown. Denials that Shah will abdicate stated.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) View of developments in Iran by Shah's leading opponents reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pontchartrain, France) Comments of Ayatollah Khomeini with regard to situation in Iran, at his exile home in France, detailed. [Khomeini's INTERPRETER - explains Khomeini's views on Iran's oil sales to United States in exchange for arms.) Ayatollah's statements about Shah given.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(Studio) United States military delegation's check on United States secret military equipment noted. Fed. government's attempts to curb speculation potentially damaging to United States ints. in Iran reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Alleged White House reaction to reported State Department leaks about administration policy in Iran described. Details given. Statements by State Department spokesperson Hodding Carter with regard to orders given by Undersecretary State for political affairs David Newsom outlined.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Quint, Bert;
Walker, Hal
Duration:
00:05:00

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