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Iran-Iraq War #507630

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 1980
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(Studio) Continued fighting in Ahwaz, Khorramshahr, Abadan, Iran, outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Qasr-i-Shirin, Iraqi-occupied Iran) Today's clashes examined; films shown. Activity around Dizful, Iran, examined; situation in Qasr-i-Shirin noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Possibility that more Americans will go to Saudi Arabia reported; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Iraq's apparent inability to take Abadan, Khorramshahr, Dizful and Ahwaz, all in Iran, examined; map, films shown. Iran's response to Iraqi advance detailed; Shatt al Arab waterway mentioned.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(DC) Arab unity against Persian Iran discussed; maps shown. Widening of United States role in region examined; Iran's belief that United States supports Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted. [President CARTER - warns against outside force attempting to control Persian Gulf.] [State Department spokesperson Jack CANNON - comments on United States concern with Saudi Arabia's security] Possibility of war continuing for several more wks considered.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Brown, Hilary;
Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Kalb, Marvin

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