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Iran Iraq War #67653

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1980
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(Studio) Continued intensification of conflict between Iran and Iraq, and concern over United States hostages in Iran noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(London, England) Iran's Abadan oil refinery reported bombed by Iraqi planes; details given. [Voice of British communications SPECIALIST - describes scene; account transcribed on screen.] British foreign office said confirming deaths of Americans and Britons during Iranian air raid on chemical plant in Basra; details given. Film release by Iraqi government of USSR -made missile shown, discussed.

(Studio) Broadcasts from Radio Baghdad and Radio Tehran by BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) examined; film shown. United States hostage crisis mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(No location given) [President CARTER - comments on Iran-Iraq conflict, safety of American hostages.] Implications of Carter's remarks with regard to USSR and Strait of Hormuz explained.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Dyk, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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