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Iran #56140

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 17, 1979
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(Studio) Questions to President Carter during news conference with regard to Iran noted. Energy Secretary James Schlesinger's testimony to Senator Energy Committee with regard to potential effects of Iran oil supply cutoff reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Schlesinger's report to committee that other oil-rich Persian Gulf ntns. could face similar situations to that in Iran noted. [SCHLESINGER - thinks United States must aid Persian Gulf ntns. due to this possibility. Analyzes situation with regard to lack of Iranian oil.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Shah of Iran's boat trip on Nile River with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat noted. Job losses by those who served under Shah reported Firings of some officials, include envoy to UN, stated.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report on reactions in Iran to Shah's departure and outlook for Shahpour Bakhtiar government Religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Violence in Ahwaz noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) Demonstrations in Tehran described. Other details about conditions there given.
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's comments that Iran will no longer be military base for any country noted; his continued exile near Paris reported Statement said to mean United States can't use Iran for monitoring USSR .
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Neauphle-le-Chateau, France) Feeling of those around Khomeini that power center of Iran has moved to this site noted. [Khomeini aide Sadegh GHOTBZADEH - comments.]
REPORTER: Kati Marton

(Studio) Pol. situation in Iran examined; conflict between Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar and Khomeini noted. United States preference for Bakhtiar stated. Film shown of Shah and Bakhtiar at swearing in of new government Outlook for Iran's pols. reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Chase, Sylvia;
Jennings, Peter;
Marton, Kati;
Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:07:20

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