CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Spread of Iran's Islamic revolution in Middle East and implications for United States strategic ints. in area cited.
(Cairo, Egypt: Bob Faw) Growing Islamic religious fervor in Egypt examined; details given, scenes shown. [Sociologist Nemat GUINANA - describes changing ambience.] Soc. and political implications for Egyptian society considered. [Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson Mohammed Abu al-NASR - (thru translator) claims moral of degenerate society.] [Dr. Issam Al IRIAN - (thru translator) claims Islampunishes and civilizes the sex drive.] Islam's effect on commerce described. [Muslim Sisterhood spokesperson Zeinab El GHAZALY - (thru translator) defines her perception of women's primary role.] Pol. and econ. factors contributing to Islam's spread here considered. [Carnegie Endowment spokesperson Robin WRIGHT - notes Islam offers logical alternative to Egyptian society's underlying anger.] Moslem medical clinic cited as example; details given. Govt.'s reaction described. [President aide Dr. Osama Er-BAZ - won't allow minority to rule cntry.] [GUINANA - expects country to change.] [GHAZALY - (thru translator) - thinks all will follow rule of Islam some day.] [IRIAN - agrees.]