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Iran-Iraq War / Iran Crisis #512655

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1980
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(Studio) Escalation of Iran-Iraq conflict reported; details given, film shown. Shatt al Arab waterway issue discussed. [Iran radio ANNOUNCER - reports situation; report transcribed on screen.] President Carter's remarks on affair outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) United States position in conflict, tied to United States hostages, examined. [State Department spokesperson John CANNON - comments.] Specifics of Cannon's remarks outlined. [CANNON - comments.] Possibility that Iranians loyal to, late Shah said aiding Iraq; Ayatollah Khomeini's reaction mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's address to United Nations General Assembly noted include US concern over United States hostages in Iran and general conflict between Iran and Iraq.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [MUSKIE - comments.] His appeal to Iraq in United Nations speech noted. [MUSKIE - addresses UN.] Possible impact of Iran-Iraq conflict on hostage situation considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Mbrs. of Iran's parliament reported visiting United States embassy in Tehran today; further coverage of situation announced for later in broadcast.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
McLaughlin, Bill

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