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Iran Developments / Women #58825

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1979
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(Studio) Effect of Iranian revolution on Egypt-Israel peace efforts noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tehran, Iran) February 2, 1979, film of Ayatollah Khomeini reception shown; enthusiasm of Iranian women for Khomeini then recalled. Demonstration at Tehran Univ. today by women protesting Khomeini and changes since revolution reported Abolishment of women's rights laws and coeducation, and Khomeini's orders with regard to wearing of veil stated. [WOMEN - comment.] Present pol. crisis noted. Khomeini's recent rebuke of Prime Min. Mehdi Bazargan with regard to West and Islamic principles recalled; Bazargan allegedly threatened resignation.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack

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