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Iran #260390

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1979
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(Studio) Shah of Iran said advised by Carter administration to leave Iran. on vacation. Shah's announcement that family will turn over personal property to charity and freeing of political prisoners reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Film of Shah shown. His financial holdings considered. File film of Shah's family shown. Pardoning of political prisoners reported Protests shown. Film of Shahpour Bakhtiar presentation of new cabinet to Shah shown. Uncertainty with regard to general hoped to be Bakhtiar war minister noted. Implications of Shah vacation considered.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(DC) United States position with regard to Shah's leaving Iran referred to. Pessimistic attitude of United States toward Iran future reported Evacuation of Americans from Iran noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Quint, Bert

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