NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 05, 1979
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's naming of own prime minister for opposition government to that of Iranian Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Tehran, Iran) Khomeini noted to name Mehdi Bazargan as his prime minister in opposition to prime Min. Bakhtiar. [KHOMEINI - (thru translator) warns against opposition to his government] [BAZARGAN - (thru translator) comments.] Outlook for Iran given.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
(Tehran, Iran) Report on Bakhtiar's response to Khomeini announcement, in phone interview and on state radio, noted. Indications reported that front-line troops are backers of Khomeini, despite high-ranking officers' pledge of support for Bakhtiar.
REPORTER: Rick Davis
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