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Shah / Iran Crisis #269557

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 1980
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(Studio) Egyptian chief of surgery quoted with regard to condition of Shah and upcoming surgery; Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh quoted with regard to Shah's flight from Panama.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Anti-United States demonstration outside embassy featured; films shown. Statement with regard to Shah's move to Egypt, issued by terrorists in embassy, quoted; chant noted include Carter, Sadat, Menahem Begin. [GHOTBZADEH - comments on Shah's move to Egypt, hostage crisis.] His comments on statements given by government officials with regard to spy trials for hostages and USSR invasion of Afghanistan outlined; indications that Iranian government is trying to focus public attention on USSR threat rather than on United States threat considered.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Impression Carter administration is apparently trying to convey with regard to hostage crisis outlined. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - comments.] [National sec. adviser Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - comments on hostages.] Apparent reality of administration's impotence in situation considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Brzezinski quoted with regard to United States-Shah relationship
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin

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