NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 12, 1979
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(Studio) Report on situation of Americans in Iran.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Details given about problems encountered by United States with plans to dispatch copters and Marines to base in Turkey in case they're needed for evacuations in Iran; Marines noted to presently be in Azores. (Some video difficulty.)
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani
(Studio) President Carter's report that United States embassy in Tehran has been in touch with Prime Min.-designate Mehdi Bazargan noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Carter's comments about fall of Bakhtiar regime and Khomeini's successful revolution reported [CARTER - comments. Discusses effects of Iranian oil cutoff on United States energy supplies.] President's call for energy-saving measures noted. Report that National Security Council makes contingency plans for worse oil shortage stated.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
(Studio) Defense Secretary Harold Brown's visit to Saudi Arabia said to include discussion of new important of Saudi oil to United States and need for close ties between 2 ntns. Report is on impact of Iranian oil cutoffs on United States gasoline prices.
(NYC) Outlook for United States gasoline supplies in coming mos., depending on Iranian oil product, examined. [Wall Street analyst Barry SAHGAL - discusses outlook.] Situation of American defense contractors described.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen
(Studio) Report on incident in Tehran involving 2 revolutionaries and disagreement over shooting American flag. One revolutionary said to have told American reporter that he's member of Lions Club International and used to live in OK.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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