NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1979
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(Studio) Shah of Iran's plans to leave cntry., with stops in Aswan, Egypt, for meeting with President Anwar Sadat, and possibly other places before coming to US, noted. Announcement that Shah is on vacation reported Views of some US diplomats that departure will be permanent stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Tehran, Iran) Iranian senate approval of Shahpour Bakhtiar's government noted. [BAKHTIAR - says he and religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini must discuss situation.] Demonstrations in Tehran reported; peaceful nature of protests described, include attitude of troops in streets.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Death of American construction company manager Martin Berkowitz, of San Francisco, in Iran reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley