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Iran-Iraq War #507709

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Continued fighting at Ahwaz, Abadan and Khorramshahr, Iran, reported; both ntns. noted completing air attacks on each other.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Iraq) Iraqi capture of Khorramshahr examined; films shown. [Greek ship CAPT. - describes experience.] Importance of port to Iran and thus, significance of Iraq's capture of Khorramshahr noted.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Difficulty in covering war from Iran due to Iran's refusal to allow West journalists in cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Japanese television film of Tehran and Khorramshahr, Iran, following Iraqi air raid shown, discussed.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

(Studio) AP's telephone conversation with Iranian officials today with regard to United States hostages reported; United States and Britain noted warning Jordan against active involvement in war out of fear of conflict spreading. Jordan recalled pledging its support for Iraq; United States intelligence experts said believing that Syria is sending supplies to Iran.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Frazier, Stephen

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