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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 25, 1979
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(Studio) Update on situation in Iran; demonstration in Tehran in favor of Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar noted. Ayatollah Khomeini's plans to go to Iran reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Paris, France) Khomeini's comments with regard to inability to fly into Iran, due to closing of airports by government, stated. [Khomeini SPOKESPERSON - reads Khomeini's statement.] Khomeini followers' demonstration in small town of his exile mentioned. Plans for Khomeini to return to Iran later given.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Impt. of army to Iranian government and particularly to Shah noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Report on military display by Iranian army earlier in week Certainty about officers' loyalty to Shah and present government and uncertainty about rank and file feelings stated. Khomeini mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Bittermann, Jim;
Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John

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