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Iran Developments #57945

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 11, 1979
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(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's assumption of government in Iran announced. Withdrawal of support of Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar by military chiefs reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tehran, Iran) Battles in streets of Tehran shown. Details given. [Uniden. MAN - describes fighting against tanks.] Destruction of police stations cited. Looting noted.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(Tehran, Iran) Bakhtiar's resignation said not officially announced. Arrest of Iran's martial law administration General Rahimi announced. Mehdi Bazargan naming of cabinet expected.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Escape of prisoners, include some Americans, from prison in Tehran mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Khomeini request that followers not harass Americans reported United States Marines and helicopters sent to Incirlik, Turkey, noted. Possible emergency airlift of Americans from Iran speculated.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Reporter(s):
Dobbs, Greg;
Donaldson, Sam;
King, Jerry;
Wordham, Bill
Duration:
00:05:30

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