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Iran Celebration / Shah #454233

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 12, 1971
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(Studio) Shah of Iran, family and entourage make pilgrimage to tomb of Cyrus the Great to launch 2,500th anniversary of Persian Empire.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Pasargadae, Iran) Event launches week long celebration. Pageantry shown as Shah places wreath.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) "New York Times" reporter Charlotte Curtin reports growing criticism of amount of money spent for event. Shah asks if people think he should serve 50 hds. of state with bread and radishes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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