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Satanic Verses / Reactions #325759

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Tense relations between Iran and Great Britain due to death threat against author Salman Rushdie for his book "The Satanic Verses" discussed. USSR dissidents noted also sympathizing with Rushdie. Report introduced.

(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) Soviet dissidents shown at anti-Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini protest in Moscow, USSR ; details given. USSR foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze reported meeting with Khomeini; details given, scenes shown. [Middle E. analyst Francis TUSA - comments on possible business relations between Iran and USSR .] USSR noted officially atheistic despite growing Moslem population

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:02:10

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