Search the Archive

Iran / Oil #58768

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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

Jennings, Peter;
Welch, James

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.