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Arkansas / Khomeini #283353

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 1982
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Springdale, Arkansas) High school students' gift of sweatsocks to Ayatollah Khomeini examined; similar gifts to others noted eliciting responses from Richard and Pat Nixon, Alexander Haig, Sandra Day O'Connor, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. [Iranian student Ali MOHANNADI - relates Ayatollah's response to gift.] Smithsonian Institution noted expressing interest in Khomeini's gift. [Student body president Molly JOHNSON - reads letter from Khomeini.] Khomeini confusion of High schools Warriors mascot and american Indians noted.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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