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Iran #56386

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 03, 1979
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(Studio) Mil. control of Tehran's airport as exodus of Americans and other foreign ntls. conts. reported Bell Helicopter's hsing. of employees in Tehran hotel as way station for those trying to leave noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tehran, Iran) Case of Ed and Ellen Raymond, employees of Grumman Corp., who have been ordered by employer to leave country given as example of Americans departing Iran. [Ellen RAYMOND - describes threats they received Discusses prospects for Iran without Shah. Thinks religious leaders could take over and states reasons for seeing this as undesirable. States concern for Iranian friends.] [Edward RAYMOND - describes Iranian driver Ali and service he has given them.] United States Info. Service estimates of number of Americans left in Iran stated.
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

Chase, Sylvia;
Reynolds, Frank

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