× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Iran Developments #262032

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 11, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar said to have resigned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tehran, Iran) Audio report only. Demonstrations celebrating Bakhtiar's resignation described.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Reports of pro-Shah soldiers continuing to fight given. Ayatollah Khomeini quoted as telling followers not to commit arson and robbery and not to attack foreign embassies. Israeli building said looted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tehran, Iran) Audio report only. Unpopularity of Americans in Iran considered.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Pentagon plan to evacuate Americans from Iran noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Statements by President Carter, Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski that Bakhtiar government would not fall recalled. Plan for evacuation of Americans detailed. Incirlik, Turkey, mentioned. US said stressing non-intervention in Iran. USSR role noted. Loss of sophisticated American-made military equipment cited. Role of Iranian army during Khomeini followers' formation of new government questioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Kalb, Marvin;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:05:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.