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Iran #502820

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 11, 1979
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(Studio) Confusion with regard to who is in control in Iran noted. Top gens. reported to have withdrawn support from Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar. Varying reports about Bakhtiar's actions, include that he resigned and may have committed suicide, stated. Apparent control of most of Tehran by supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Expected takeover of government workings on Monday by Khomeini's handpicked prime minister, Mehdi Bazargan, cited.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Tehran, Iran) Conditions in Tehran described. Khomeini's statements to followers quoted.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) Sketchy information coming from Iran noted being closely monitored in DC.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) State Department activities with regard to Iran and preparations with regard to Americans still in country reported Dispatch of copters and Marines to Turkey in case of need mentioned.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

Reporter(s):
Davis, Rick;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:05:20

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