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Iran-Iraq War #267531

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 1980
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(Studio) Iran reported apparently beginning major counterattack against Iraq's occupying forces around Khorramshahr, Abadan, Ahwaz and Dizful; details given, map shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Occupied Iran) Fighting in occupied territories of Iran examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) United States intelligence's reliance on KH-11 satellite examined; model of satellite shown, its apparent malfunctioning recently noted. Analysts' assessment of situation and predictions for future course of war outlined; map shown. Battle sites, United States-supplied weapons of Iranian army mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Energy Department's account of United States oil supplies reported; ethnic aspect of Iran-Iraq war and fear of other Arab ntns. that they will be drawn into the conflict noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dubai, United Arab Emirates) United Arab Emirates' proximity to Iran and Emirates' concern over possible spreading of conflict examined; films shown. War's impact on oil shipments noted; Emirates' strategy outlined.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Studio) Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud al-Faisal's warning against attack on any other Arab nts. noted. [al-FAISAL - comments.] Interview with foreign min. said shown next Sunday on "Face the Nation." Iranian ambassador Mohammad Ali Rajai reported telling Swiss ambassador in Tehran that United States hostages' fate will not be decided until war with Iraq ends; Rajai's apparent effort to consolidate his power outlined. Ayatollah Beheshti, President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kladstrup, Don;
Pappas, Ike;
Pintak, Larry

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