ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 13, 1979
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(Studio) State Department report that United States and new Iran regime move toward stable rel. noted. Department spokesperson Hodding Carter's comments about United States indications to Iran concerning United States military equipment there reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) Deposed Iranian Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar's arrest by supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini and his prime minister, Mehdi Bazargan, stated. Possible action against him by Khomeini forces mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Tehran, Iran) Situation in Iran, with arrests of those supporting old regime and revolutionaries' arming selves, noted. Khomeini's address to nation reported; his demand that all weapons be surrendered to mosque stated. Clashes between leftists and Muslims in streets described. Americans in Iran said to be in hotels, waiting for reopening of airport in order to leave. [American worker Charles BOSO - comments.] Appt. of Dr. Karim Sanjabi, long-time opponent of Shah, as foreign minister cited. Job facing Bazargan outlined. Israeli embassy renamed embassy of PLO.
REPORTER: Jerry King