NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) Iraq's previous and current role in Mideast examined; films shown. Nation's relationship with USSR , Iran (both under Shah and presently), Egypt, Syria outlined. Task faced by USSR ambassador to Baghdad since invasion of Afghanistan noted. President Saddam Hussein's rule discussed; relationship between Sunni and Shiite Muslims noted. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Comparison of Shah's rule in Iran with current regime in Iraq outlined.
REPORTER: James Compton
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