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Iran-Iraq War #320764

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraq reported firing more long-range missiles into Tehran, Iran. Iran noted attempting to beat back ground troops on Faw peninsula. Report introduced.

(London, England: Tom Fenton) Iran noted on defense Scenes shown of last Friday's prayers in Iran; parliamentary leader quoted with regard to attack on USS Samuel B. Roberts. Iraq's president Saddam Hussein shown congratulating army with regard to Faw peninsula victory; details given. [International Institute for Strategic Studies spokesperson Don KERR - comments on situation.] Iran's president reported threatening to retaliate against United States attack; army recruitment noted increase [Iranian expert Amir TAHERI - comments on anti-American sentiment.] Iran noted unpredictable and dangerous.

Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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