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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1979
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(Studio) Report on oil supply situation and Iran turmoil.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) Background on Ayatollah Khomeini role in Iran revolution given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Qum [sic], Iran) Arrival of Khomeini in Qum shown, reported Details of Qum and revolution given. Khomeini speech detailed.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Islamic lifestyle of Qum detailed; film shown. Capture and release of 20 Americans at listening-post in Iran recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) Departure from Iran of 20 Americans reported; filmed. Details of capture at electronic spy-base near Soviet border given. [MEN - refuse comment.] One reported to be in Air Force. Closing of all American spy bases in Iran and consequences discussed.
REPORTER: James Walker

(Studio) United States government sources' quoted with regard to compromise of intelligence equipment.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Robinson, Max;
Smith, Jack;
Walker, James

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