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Iran-Iraq War #512687

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1980
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(Studio) Intensification of war between Iran and Iraq and conflict's impact on OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil coming from Kharg Island and Persian Gulf reported; details given, map shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iraqi television footage of fighting shown, discussed; evacuation of fors. in area noted. [PEOPLE - describe attacks.] Extent of losses on both sides, raid on Baghdad outlined; films shown. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat mentioned.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Capture of Americans in Iran and United States government's warning to Americans in contested refinery area reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President Carter's meeting with national security council mbrs., include Secretary of State Edmund Muskie, CIA director Stansfield Turner, Defense Secretary Harold Brown and others noted; film shown. Carter's later remarks outlined. [CARTER - comments on international oil supply, United States hostages in Iran.] General United States approach to crisis summarized.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Iran's prime minister quoted with regard to United States, hostages, war with Iraq.

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Palmer, John

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