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Iran-Iraq War #267591

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 06, 1980
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(Studio) Jordan reported declaring its unlimited support for Iraq; continued Iraqi air attacks on Tehran and question of United States hostages there discussed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iraqi drive into Khorramshahr examined; films shown. Town's importance to Iraq due to its position on Shatt al Arab waterway and its role in Iran's oil product outlined; map shown. Iranian oil refineries said hit during air attacks on Abadan and Tehran; details given.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Iraq said allegedly recing. USSR military equipment via South Yemen and Ethiopia; details of Associated Press report given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Amman, Jordan) Jordanian King Hussein's support for Iraq discussed; films shown. British newspaper, "The Guardian", said quoting Palestinian source on Jordan's alleged current involvement in war; US-Jordan rel. considered.
REPORTER: Steve Young

(Studio) Current status of Iranian and Iraqi oil product outlined
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pintak, Larry;
Young, Steve

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