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Iran #278014

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 29, 1981
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(Studio) Terrorist bombing of headquarters of Iran's clergy-dominated government said incl. majority leader among the victims. Prime Min. Mohammad Ali Rajai and Ayatollah Rafsanjani noted escaping the bomb.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(London, England) Circumstances surrounding last night's bomb attack examined; films, photos shown. Death of Ayatollah Beheshti, considered 2nd to Ayatollah Khomeini, noted. Allegations against United States in wake of bombing cited.
REPORTER: Tony Allaway ("Sunday Times")

(DC) United States said believing bombs planted by leftists; lack of evidence of direct USSR involvement mentioned. [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - denies US involvement. United States concern over events discussed; anticipated power struggle between Rajai and Rafsanjani mentioned. Ayatollah Khomeini's apparent physical condition noted.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

(Studio) Latest death toll reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Allaway, Tony;
Rather, Dan;
Sawyer, Diane

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