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Special Assignment (Inside Iran) #73140

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 11, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(London, England) Iranian culture, economy and pols. since overthrow of Shah and establishment of Islamic regime examined; films shown. United States hostage incident recalled. [News producer Tom ASPELL - discusses leaders' fear of counterrevolution.] Role of leftists in Iran, the Mujahedeen, discussed. [ASPELL - notes lack of evidence linking Mujahedeen with USSR .] Islamic government's concern over Jewish Iranians mentioned. [ASPELL - comments on war with Iraq at Abadan.] Problem of drug addiction outlined.

(Studio) Assassination of Ayatollah Khomeini's personal representative in Gorgan (sic) announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Lee, Mike;
Robinson, Max;
Koppel, Ted

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