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Iran #262398

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 1979
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(Studio) Update on situation in Iran. Control of Isfahan, Shiraz and Qum by supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini noted. Central government reported still mustering popular support.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tehran, Iran) Pro-government rally in Tehran, in support of Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar with some calls in support of Shah, detailed. Small demonstrations in support of Khomeini and expected large ones on Thursday noted.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Identity crisis in Iran as result of political/religious turmoil reported evident in differences in cities of Tehran and Qum.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tehran, Iran) Differences in lifestyles in Qum and Tehran described. Pledges of Khomeini and of Shiite spiritual leader Ayatollah Shariat Madari with regard to life under Muslim government stated. Concerns among young Iranians, many of whom were schooled abroad, that 2 lifestyles can't be reconciled noted. [MAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

(Studio) Rptd. comments of Chinese vice-premier Teng Hsiao-ping during meeting in Tokyo with regard to United States handling of Iranian crisis noted. Teng's mention of USSR activity reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Aaron, Betsy;
Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard

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