NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1980
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(Studio) Murder of Khomeini opponent Ali Tabatabai in Maryland 2 days ago recalled; police, with 2 men already in custody, said still looking for alleged gunman.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Suspect Tyrone Frazier said denied bail due to severity of crime; other suspects Horace Anthony Butler and David Belfield reported members of militant group of Khomeini supporters calling selves Islamic Guerrillas of America. Group discussed,incl. its alleged control of Iranian Interest Section, located at Algerian embassy here. Mbrs. of group thought responsible for beatings at Center for Islamic Worship group's alleged leader Bahram Nahidian said denying any violence. Films shown. Justice and State depts. reported asking police to hold off crackdown on group due to Iran hostage crisis.
REPORTER: Robert Hager Artist: Betty Wells