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Iran-Iraq War #67730

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1980
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(Studio) Indications of possible settlement of Iran-Iraq conflict noted; President Carter said calling in Congress leaders of both political ptys. to brief them on situation.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Secretary of State Edmund Muskie noted attending meeting with regard to Persian Gulf situation; films shown. [Senator Claiborne PELL - comments.] Admin.'s possible action with regard to Strait of Hormuz, additional aid for Saudi Arabia outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Associated Press said rpting. that Britain, West Germany, Italy, France and Japan agree to meet with United States with regard to continued flow of oil through Persian Gulf; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Ayatollah Khomeini's son's response to Iraqi president's conditional offer to end war reported; latest battle claims of each nation outlined. Map shown, specific sites named.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Baghdad, Iraq) Current status of conflict along Iraq-Iran border examined; films shown. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's televised offer of cease-fire detailed; Iraqi demands listed on screen.

(Studio) Iraqi television coverage of war discussed; films shown. Saddam Hussein incl. in coverage; Iraq's possible emulation of Israel with regard to use of propaganda considered.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Lee, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank

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