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United States / Iran / Reaction #261750

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1979
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(Studio) Report on slow action by United States in Iran crisis.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [CARTER - in address to kin of hostages explains stance with regard to no military action.] Fear of anti-American sentiment throughout Arab world and pro-Khomeini reaction of Iran military said staying United States hand with regard to military action. Mil. in Iran said now cool toward Khomeini and possibly element in overthrow of Khomeini government United States military action feared to cause Iran military to align with Khomeini. Cutback on oil shipments by other Arab ntns. said feared if US used military
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Rather, Dan

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