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Iran #502839

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 13, 1979
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's call for supporters to turn in weapons noted. Their refusal, for various reasons, reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Tehran, Iran) Conditions in Iran described. Reactions of revolutionaries to remnants of Shah's regime noted. Arrest of so-called enemies of revolution reported [MAN - announces deposed Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar's arrest.) [Former prime minister Amir Abbas HOVEIDA - comments on repression.] Arrest of Afghanis living in Iran as suspected agents of USSR stated.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Tehran, Iran) Situation for Americans still in Iran noted. Shooting at Hilton Hotel in Tehran, where Bell Helicopter employees and other Americans are staying, reported Takeover by revolutionaries of bldgs. like United States Info. Agency and For. Ministry Club stated. Case of American Pat Bergstresser and family described. [Ms. BERGSTRESSER - comments.]
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) Continue halt to Iranian oil product noted. Its effect on United States energy sources reported Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's comparison of potential situation to that of 1973 Arab oil embargo stated.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Details given of Schlesinger's testimony to House committee with regard to outlook for resumption of Iranian oil product and effects to United States without it. [SCHLESINGER - comments.] [Representative Albert GORE, Junior - questions Schlesinger.] [SCHLESINGER - responds.]
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Illinois Gasoline Dealers Association recommendations to members for limiting operating hrs. noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago,' Illinois) [Association spokesperson Robert JACOBS - says some Chicago-area dealers haven't enough gasoline.] Stn. owners' reaction noted. [Owner Herbert ROOT - comments.] Association plans to ask National Conf. of Gasoline Dealers to promote ntnwide. Sunday closings reported.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

(Studio) Saudi Arabia's concerns since fall of Shah and United States inability to do anything about it noted. Defense Secretary Harold Brown's visit to Riyadh reported
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Abquaiq, Saudi Arabia) Impt. of Saudi oil without product in Iran and Saudi expansion of product mentioned; Saudis' potential profit, considering recent OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil price increase, noted. Brown's pledge of United States protection of Saudis from Soviet-inspired attack reported Details of Brown's trip, include flight over oil fields in Persian Gulf, given. Saudis' fears about Soviet-backed insurgents stated. Their bargaining position for more United States mil. aid cited.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Upcoming Segment 3 report noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brinkley, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Davis, Rick;
Levine, Irving R.;
Quarles, Norma
Duration:
00:08:40

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