Search the Archive

USSR / Iran, Afghanistan #269232

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Massing of USSR troops along Afghanistan's border prior to invasion recalled; USSR said now massing troops along Iran's north border.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) State Department's disclosure with regard to USSR military maneuvers northw. of Iran and pol. reasons for United States making information known examined; map shown. Role of Soviet provinces of Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia detailed. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - comments.] Possible rationale behind USSR behavior considered; Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) France reported rejecting Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's proposal for foreign mins. meeting in West Germany with regard to Afghanistan; details given
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.