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Iran #262141

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 17, 1979
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(Studio) Emergency airlift of fors., mostly Americans, from Iran noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) Evacuation shown and described. Aid by Ayatollah Khomeini soldiers mentioned. [Warren HARBER - glad to get away from Iran.] [Elizabeth STEADMAN - comments on leaving.] Frankfurt, West Germany, Rome, Italy, and Athens, Greece, mentioned as landing sites for evacuees.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Athens, Greece) [Evacuee Larry HALL - should have been pulled out when Shah left.] [Patricia HARVEY and Gloria REYNOLDS - comment on evacuation.]

(Studio) Strikers in Iran said returning to work in response to Ayatollah Khomeini's order.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tehran, Iran) Details of return to work given. [Bazaar merchant Majid NOGHRECHI - speaks of willingness to obey Khomeini commands.] Oil industry mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Reception of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat by Ayatollah Khomeini and informal notification sent to Moscow stating that Shah's return to Iran will be sought reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Lee, Mike;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug;
Wagner, Richard

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