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Iranian Crisis #261519

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1979
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(Studio) Tehran government reported sending negotiators to Tabriz in attempt to quell rebellion there, results of this wkend.'s fighting between government and anti- Khomeini groups cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tabriz, Iran) Situation in Tabriz examined; films shown. Battle over radio station, between pro-Khomeini and pro-Ayatollah Shariat Madari forces detailed
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Statement issued today by Madari, criticizing Khomeini and justifying uprising, outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Madari's threat to Khomeini's autocracy examined; films shown [SHARIAT MADARI - (thru translator) discusses constitution, Tabriz uprising.] Madari noted anti-Zionist, but his sentiments towards United States said unknown.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Terrorists holding embassy said stepping up use of hostages to further their cause; this wkend.'s offer of alleged interview with one captive reported 2 of the 3 United States networks, include CBS, said rejecting offer. Repair and supply ship reported added to United States naval task force in Arabian ocean.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Tunnell, Doug

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