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Iran-Iraq War / Oil #512689

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1980
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(Studio) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's remarks to United Nations today with regard to keeping world oil supplies flowing through Persian Gulf noted; role of Strait of Hormuz noted. Japanese tanker reported fired on today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Importance of Strait of Hormuz to international oil supplies discussed; films shown. [State Department spokesperson John CANNON - comments.] Iraq leader Saddam Hussein's alleged competition with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat as international leader considered; United States position in affair discussed.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Conflict in Strait of Hormuz noted affecting international spot market with regard to oil prices; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) American Petroleum Institute assessment of United States crude oil supplies outlined. ["Platt's Oilgram" editor J. Bruce CHALFANT - comments on possible effect on US.] ["Lundberg Letter" publisher Dan LUNDBERG - comments.] Details with regard to domestic crude, wholesale gasoline outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Kalb, Marvin

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