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Shah of Iran #260701

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1979
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(Studio) Exiled Shah of Iran reported undergoing medical treatment in New York City hospital for cancer; visit said 1st by Shah to United States since his ouster from Iran last January
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York City) Details of Shah's arrival and health given; films shown [Shah's spokesperson Chris GODEK - comments.] Security measures taken at hospital outlined. Empress Farah said staying with Shah's sister, Princess Asraf; films shown.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) Shah's presence in United States said coming at diplomatically sensitive time for administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) State Department's role in Shah's admission to United States outlined; reaction by Ayatollah Khomeini government, include that of foreign minister Ibrahim Yazdi, noted. State Department said rejecting request of Iranian government that their doctor examine Shah; medical information noted being passed on to Tehran.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard;
Trotta, Liz

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