ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1980
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(Studio) Jordan's support for Iraq in its battle with Iran noted; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and Cuba's foreign minister, on orders of Fidel Castro, reported attempting to mediate dispute in effort to halt conflict. Details given. Iraq's foreign minister quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Caversham Park, England) BBC's monitoring of radio broadcasts from Baghdad, Iraq, and Tehran, Iran, examined; details given. Significance of Tehran's transmission today explained; credibility of both nation's broadcasts discussed.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
(Studio) Carter's discussion of future oil supplies from battle zone examined. [CARTER - comments.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Mideast's dependence on Strait of Hormuz for oil shipments and current situation with several ntns. there examined; map shown, details outlined on screen. Ntns. involved listed. Possible impact on United States of oil shortage for allies such as Japan explained.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson