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Iranian Crisis #261197

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1979
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(Studio) Incrd. security arrangements for Shah of Iran in New York City hospital reported; Shah said keeping up with events while undergoing cancer treatments.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Shah said receive reports on Iranian situation; details given. Shah quoted on Khomeini; his anticipated departure from United States considered. Egyptian Pres Anwar Sadat reported in constant communication with Shah.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) Washington, DC demonstration of American and Iranian students shown; details given. Anti-Iranian demonstration in New York City reported, shown. Iran's seizure, treatment and possible trial and punishment of American hostages said violation of Islamic law.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Johns Hopkins Islamic law professor Majid Khadduri's assessment of Khomeini's violation of Islamic law outlined. [KHADDURI - discusses law as laid down by Mohammad. Khadduri's prediction of prison, rather than execution, if any hostages convicted detailed.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Incr. in Iranian oil revenues reported by Tehran newspaper and industry trade newsletter said rpting. reduction in Iranian oil exports.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) "Platt's Oilgram News" item on unexplained export production drop in Iran examined; details given. Iranian official said attempting to contradict story.

(Studio) Khomeini quoted with regard to oil; special broadcast on Iranian crisis announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred;
Trotta, Liz

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