× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Shah / Iran Crisis #269557

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 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) 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

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:04:20

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.