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Iran #56122

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1979
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(Studio) Shah of Iran's departure from Iran and arrival in Egypt noted. Reaction of Iranians and of world leaders reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Details given about departure of Shah and Empress; Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar said to have escorted them to airport. Photo shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) Report on reaction of Iranians to Shah's departure. Strength of anti-American feeling in country noted. Expected return of Ayatollah Khomeini reported [MAN - describes feelings.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

(Studio) Concerns of Shah's friends outside Iran noted; one of these said to be Egypt's President Anwar Sadat.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Aswan, Egypt) Shah's arrival in Aswan, where he's greeted by Sadat, noted. Visit with President and Mrs. Sadat by Shah and Empress last year recalled. Shah's support of Sadat's Mideast peace efforts, as well as earlier support of Egypt in 1973 war reported Details given about leaders' initial activities. Statements given by sources as reasons for Sadat's invitation to Shah cited.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Studio) Impt. in future of Iran of Ayatollah Khomeini noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Neauphle-le-Chateau, France) Report on Khomeini's reaction to Shah's departure from Iran. [KHOMEINI - (thru translator) comments.] Other remarks by Khomeini outlined.
REPORTER: Kati Marton

(Studio) Contd. conflict between Khomeini and Bakhtiar examined. Approval of Bakhtiar government by Iranian lower house reported Photos and film shown. US support for Bakhtiar noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Shah's upcoming meeting with Gerald Ford, who is scheduled to meet with President Sadat in Aswan on Thursday, reported State Department's announcement that Shah will be welcome in United States and be treated as vacationing reigning monarch detailed. Presence of some royal family members in California and arrival of others in Texas, where Crown Prince Reza had been in pilot training for several mos., mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Kays, Doreen;
Laurence, John;
Marton, Kati;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:08:30

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