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Iran Developments #262580

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1979
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(Studio) Suspension of former premier Amir Abbas Hoveida's trial noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Ayatollah Khomeini's order for temporary suspension of revolutionary trials, pending new code under Islamic law reported; film shown. Move said victory for Prime Min. Mehdi Bazargan. Rally at TV station, in opposition to previous demonstrations there by women seeking equal rights, noted and shown. Aim of Iran government said to be estimate of Islamic repb., separate from E. and West influences.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Correction with regard to last night's broadcast of Hoveida picture.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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