ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
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(Studio) Revolutionary cncl.'s continued execution of Shah of Iran supporters reported; details given. Mehdi Bazargan government's tribute to late Premier Mohammed Mossadegh mentioned; film shown. Background of Mossadegh government given, include role of CIA in returning Shah to power. Mossadegh noted to have nationalized Iran oil industry in 1951; resumption of oil exports today stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Kharg Island, Persian Gulf) Ceremonies resuming Iran's oil exports, conducted by oil chief Hassan Nazih shown, discussed. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Tanker, World Ambassador, noted as 1st crude oil customer; details given. Japan noted as destination of World Ambassador Pre& post-revolution oil prices examined. OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) mentioned. Nazih quoted with regard to Iran's oil product Shipment bound for United States later in week noted.
REPORTER: James Welch
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