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Iran #262050

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 1979
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(Studio) Report on anti-American feelings in Tehran, apparently 2nd only to that against Shah.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) United States concerns about Americans in Iran described. Some noted to have been picked up and taken to Khomeini's headquarters and then released. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - discusses contingency plans for evacuating Americans] Earlier plans to send United States copters and Marines to Turkey reported changed because announcement of plans was made in United States prior to Turkey's notification, which angered Turks. Copters said being sent to Italy, Marines to Azores. Earlier report to President Carter and top administration officials by General Robert Huyser about Bakhtiar's alleged solidarity with military reported
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Saudi Arabian and other area ntns.' concerns about situation in Iran noted. Defense Secretary Harold Brown's attempts to quiet concerns during Mideast tour reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saudi Arabia) Saudi concerns about potential for troubles similar to Iran's giving USSR chance to threaten cutoff of Saudi-US oil lines detailed. Brown's assurances to Saudis of United States support stated. Brown's agreement that United States will sell 12 F-5 planes to anti-Communist North Yemen noted.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:03:30

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