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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 27, 1979
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(Studio) Rptd. that Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar intends to meet with Ayatollah Khomeini in Paris and that Khomeini intends to receive him.

(Tehran, Iran) [10 security audio loss.] Bakhtiar's position on return of Khomeini, the revolutionary cncl., and a Khomeini government given. Yesterday's demonstration shown.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Neauphle-le-Chateau, France) Mood and scene at Khomeini residence described. Khomeini and Bakhtiar meeting considered.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Report with regard to Pro-Khomeini demonstrations introduced

(Tehran, Iran) Relatively peaceful demonstration shown and described. Yesterday's violent riots also reported Casualties given.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Announced that both State Department and Pentagon are trying to decide what to do with arms ordered by Iran.

(DC) File tapes shown. F-16 fighters, AWACs planes, destroyers, mentioned. Noted that Iran can no longer afford these weapons and that Bakhtiar intends to cancel several contracts. General Robert Huyser mentioned.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Bittermann, Jim;
Hager, Robert;
Hart, John;
Palmer, John;
Rowan, Ford

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