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Iran #501154

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 24, 1979
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(Studio) Shah's confirmation that he will stay in Morocco, rather than go to US or return to Egypt reported Update on standoff between Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar in Tehran and Ayatollah Khomeini in Paris and on conditions in Iran, especially with regard to expected return of Khomeini. Report said to be only audio due to conditions in Iran.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Tehran, Iran) Photos shown. Closing of Tehran international airport noted. Bakhtiar's comments about sending plane for Khomeini, in view of Iran air employees' continued strike, reported Demonstrations at airport due to closing mentioned; occurrence of other demonstrations and clashes stated.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Paris, France) Khomeini aides' report that return to Iran is still scheduled noted. [Ibrahim YAZDI - comments on risks of returning.]
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Recap of dvts., include French airline's refusal to commit self to taking Khomeini to Iran, given.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Bittermann, Jim;
Brinkley, David;
Palmer, John

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