ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1980
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(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim reported calling Sec. Council together to discuss conflict between Iran and Iraq.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(New York City) United States analysis of conflict examined; films from Iraqi television shown. Efforts by Secretary of State Edmund Muskie to convince United Nations members to use their influence mentioned; his concern about USSR role said being discussed Thursday when Muskie meets with foreign minister Andrei Gromyko. Course of future United States analysis outlined.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Geography of area, its importance with regard to oil fields explained; unconfirmed reports of Iran declaring Strait of Hormuz closed noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(London, England) Lloyds of London's response to conflict, impact on oil shipments, include Rotterdam's spot market, discussed; films shown. Gold market's reaction to today's fighting reported.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
(Studio) Further coverage of situation on tonight's edition of "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson