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Iran Developments #262940

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
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(Studio) Execution of 7 more by Ayatollah Khomeini's revolutionary cncl. reported Prime Min. Mehdi Bazargan's statements with regard to cessation of executions noted. Details given. Resumption of oil exports stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kharg Island, Persian Gulf) Arrival of international tankers at Kharg Island in Persian Gulf noted; Kharg Island cited as largest crude oil loading terminal in world. Film shown. Japanese and American tankers mentioned. Iran oil chief Hassan Nazih shown, quoted. Oil price increase, above OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) rate, given. Japanese tanker captain shown recing. portrait of Khomeini. Tenuous situation of oil industry in Iran discussed. Nazih quoted with regard to preferential treatment for Moslem cntrys. with regard to oil industry
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Cronkite, Walter;
Kladstrup, Don

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