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Shah's Death / Reaction #66749

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1980
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(Studio) Message of condolence to Shah's family from President and Mrs. Carter reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(No location given) Reaction to Shah's death by former President Richard Nixon quoted on screen. [Henry KISSINGER - praises Shah.] [Ronald REAGAN - says Iran no longer has an excuse for holding hostages.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - expresses sympathy for members of Shah's family.] [Hostage wife Louisa KENNEDY - talks about freeing of hostages now that Shah is dead.] Former Prime Min. of Shah, Shahpour Bakhtiar, quoted.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) "Wkend. Report" said to include more on death of Shah tonight.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Gibson, Charles

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