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Iraq-Iran War #267580

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 04, 1980
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(Studio) American hostages said ending 11th month of captivity.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iraqi television tape shown. No lull in fighting reported at approach of cease-fire deadline. Air strikes on Basra oil port mentioned. Iraqi daily paper "al Thawra" said announcing for 2nd consecutive night the fall of Khorramshahr and taking control of Shatt al Arab waterway. Conflicting claims by Iran noted.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Heavy fighting also reported for Abadan.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(London, England) Iran television tape shown. Scenes in Abadan featured. Iranian reports of battle given. Ayatollah Khomeini named.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Fenton, Tom;
Pintak, Larry;
Schieffer, Bob

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