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Iran #503095

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 04, 1979
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(Studio) Update on conflict in Iran between Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar and Ayatollah Khomeini noted. Difficulty for both in keeping unity in ranks reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Tehran, Iran) Indications of some support for Khomeini in lower ranks of military stated; exs. given. Support of higher ranking officers noted given to Bakhtiar. Comments of one soldier questioned by reporter about actions in support of Khomeini quoted. Demonstrations at Min. of Justice detailed.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Tehran, Iran) Report on disagreements among religious and lay supporters of Khomeini with regard to compromise with Bakhtiar government and what form revolutionary government should take if successful. [Dr. Ibrahim YAZDI - comments on differences.] Exs. of those following Khomeini, but with reservations about forward movement of revolution and about its outcome, given.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) CIA director Stansfield Turner's comments on Iran situation quoted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Bittermann, Jim;
Davis, Rick;
Savitch, Jessica

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