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Iran #502948

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 1979
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(Studio) Update on situation in Iran. Ayatollah Khomeini government's pledge to harass Shah regardless of his location until he returns to Iran for trial noted; this reported as reason Shah didn't come to US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tehran, Iran) Indications of return to normalcy in Tehran described. Prime Min. Mehdi Bazargan's statement with regard to economy need for resumption of oil exports quoted. Effect of leftist elements among oil field workers examined.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) Closing of 3 United States consular offices in Iran and continued evacuation of foreigners from country noted. Return to Iran of Shah's personal airplane by crew, who were reported by Tehran radio to have flown plane from Morocco by saying it was test flight, reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Rick

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