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Iran-Iraq War #267264

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1980
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(Studio) Threat issued by Iran tonight with regard to possible mining of Strait of Hormuz reported; importance of strait to West's oil supply noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Response to threat by Pentagon officials discussed; impact of mining threat alone on intl shipping traffic in region outlined Lloyd's of London cited as example
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Strait of Hormuz) Tanker traffic through Omani-controlled waterway in Strait of Hormuz examined; case of Indian ship, Zakir Hussein, outlined as example; conversation with its captain detailed.
REPORTER: Mitchell Krauss

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Iran reported airlifting military supplies via air route over USSR as well as possibly recing. Soviet equipment from Syria; Iraq noted recing. supplies from land route beginning at Aqaba, Jordan. Details given, maps, films shown. Efforts by both Iran and Iraq to compensate for spare parts shortages mentioned; today's Iranian and Iraqi air raids on Baghdad and Dizful, Kharg Island and Abadan, respectively, reported Continued Iraqi offensive against Abadan discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Kurdish rebels in north west Iran reported rebelling; details given. War's apparent impact on efforts to achieve Arab unity noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(E. Bank, Jordan) Iran-Iraq war's effect on Mideast peace efforts, especially Palestinian autonomy issue, examined; political positions of various Arab ntns. outlined; states involved named, map shown. Palestinian response with regard to Israel's benefit from current war cited.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Krauss, Mitchell;
Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:06:40

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