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Shah / Iran Crisis #269580

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1980
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(Studio) Demonstration at Cairo Univ. today, against Egypt granting refuge to Shah of Iran, reported Dr. Michael DeBakey reported heading surgical team for Shah's upcoming operation; details given. Call for trial of United States hostages in Tehran announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tehran, Iran) Ayatollah Mohammad Beheshti said becoming powerful opponent of President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr; details given, films shown. Beheshti's call for spy trial of hostages outlined. [BEHESHTI - comments.] Majority of revolutionary council said allegedly supporting his position; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Carter administration's threat with regard to any Iranians attempting to enter US recalled; number of Iranians admitted to United States in past mos. said equal that for all of past 4 years Details given with regard to United Press International investigation. Persons suspected of terrorist activities said not stopped on orders of Washington.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pre- and post-crisis Iranian immigrant situation in United States examined; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Graham, Fred

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