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Iran #501074

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 19, 1979
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(Studio) Demonstrations in Iran, called for by Ayatollah Khomeini, against Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar's government noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Demonstrations in Tehran reported to be against Shah and Bakhtiar government and in support of Khomeini. Details given. Rally at Khomeini Square noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) United States government's support of Shah until his forced departure, its present support of Bakhtiar government and potential for having to deal with government formed by Khomeini noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Basis for United States recognition of Bakhtiar government stated. [State Department spokesperson Tom RESTON - discusses United States support for Iran's civilian government] Comments of high government official, not in State Department, about outlook for Bakhtiar government and for United States having to deal with Khomeini given.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Announcement by Bakhtiar government that Ardeshir Zahedi remains ambassador to US, despite earlier reported to contrary, reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Hager, Robert

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