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Iran / United States Effects #58308

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 1979
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(Studio) Impact on United States of turmoil in Iran noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Effects of Iran turmoil on United States reported [Energy Secretary James SCHLESINGER - comments on outlook for Iranian oil product for export.] Price increases and shortages in oil and oil prods. stated. Gasoline curtailments to dealers by Texaco, Exxon and others noted. Fall of dollar in Japan and Europe and rise in gold price reported Stk. market activity detailed. Predictions of future effects of Iran turmoil outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Studio) Update on situation in Iran. Activities of both legal government, headed by Prime Min. Shahpour Bakhtiar, and of Ayatollah Khomeini's opposition government, headed by Mehdi Bazargan noted. Interview with Bazargan shown; details given. [BAZARGAN - (thru interpreter) discusses future of relations with US.] Khomeini's orders for more demonstrations reported Contd. question about army's position cited.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Cordtz, Dan;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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