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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 29, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(London, England: Rick Davis) Hashemi Rafsanjani reported winning president elec. in Iran; scenes shown of vote counting; details given of Rafsanjani's need to deal with a devastated economy [Middle East expert Vahe PETROSSIAN - says Rafsanjani will have to produce results.] Likelihood that Rafsanjani will try to free American hostages in Lebanon discussed. [Iran foreign relations committee Saed KHORIZANI - comments on Iran's relations with West.] [Exiled writer Haleh AFSAR - says women are becoming desperate.] Rafsanjani's need for social reform detailed.

Davis, Rick;
Shriver, Maria

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