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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1980
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(Studio) Death of Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, in Cairo reported; details given. Seizure of United States embassy and hostages in Tehran 9 mos. ago recalled inspired by his treatment for cancer in NYC.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Cairo, Egypt) President Anwar Sadat noted giving Shah state funeral; his arrival in Egypt recalled. Films shown. [SADAT - comments on Shah's wish for burial in Egypt.] Other Moslem heads of state said not invited to funeral; Sadat quoted.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Iran radio's report of Shah's death quoted; President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr reported indicating that Shah's death changes nothing with regard to hostage crisis. Reaction of terrorists in Tehran to his death noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to hostage crisis and Shah's death; terrorists holding hostages recalled demanding Shah's return. Ayatollah Khomeini noted giving parliament responsibility for deciding fate of hostages; details given. Official United States government response to Shah's death outlined. [Ronald REAGAN - praises Shah.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Compton, James;
Kalb, Marvin;
Pauley, Jane

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