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Iran-Iraq War #267277

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter administration's evaluation of future course of Iran-Iraq war outlined; role of USSR involvement of France, Libya and Italy in conflict discussed. Inability of either Iran or Iraq to call for cease-fire due to each nation's religious fervor explained; United States plans for its personnel in Saudi Arabia mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Assessment of spot market situation with regard to oil's availability and price at war's outset recalled; possible implications of arrival in New York City tomorrow of Iran's Prime Min. Mohammad Ali Rajai for United Nations address considered. [Iraqi foreign minister Saadoun HAMMADI - addresses United Nations with regard to Ayatollah Khomeini.] Alleged warning sent President Carter by Egypt's Anwar Sadat with regard to Egyptian intervention in event of attack on other Arab ntns. reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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