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Iran-Iraq War #307912

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United States aid to both Iran and Iraq in their war against each other described.

(NYC: Bill Redeker) Role of United States weapons provided Iran in its offensive against Iraq discussed; scenes shown. [Iraqi ambassador Nizar HAMDOON - notes Iran's anti-tank missiles were effective.] [Analyst Major Robert ELLIOT - considers Iran's defeat of Iraq in one battle significant.] [November 13, President REAGAN - claims he authorized only small amount of weapons for shipment to Iran.] [Mideast expert Milton VIORST - comments.] [HAMDOON - claims US weapons shipments to Iran will prolong war.]

Rather, Dan;
Redeker, Bill

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