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CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1979
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(Studio) Marxist rally in Tehran said most vocal challenge yet to Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Details about fedayeen rally at Tehran University and faction's demands for voice in any Islamic government set up by Khomeini given. Chgs. by some anti-Communist supporters of Khomeini that fedayeen is arm of USSR noted; fedayeen denial of this reported.

(Studio) Reports from United States embassy sources in Tehran with regard to number of Americans left in country outlined. Losses of those who have left mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Details given about losses sustained by American evacuees from Iran and what, if any, hope they have of recing. any compensation. Conditions in former mostly American section of Tehran described; comments of co. executive with regard to situations in Ahwaz and Tabriz quoted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Return to United States of Marine sergeant Kenneth Kraus, who was captured by Iranians during attack on United States embassy in Tehran, reported Film shown. Welcoming ceremonies at Andrews Air Force Base noted to include awarding of Purple Heart and Navy commendation medal for valor to Kraus.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike;
Tunnell, Doug

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