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Iran-Iraq War #79070

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1982
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(Studio) Iran reported invading Iraq.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Info. garnered by United States intelligence officials examined; details illustrated on map. Iraqi invasion of Iran last year recalled; military strengths and weaknesses of e . outlined on screen. Ayatollah Khomeini mentioned. Implications of encounters considered.
REPORTER: John McWethy

(DC) Basis of United States concern over battle examined in detail. [Chief of staff James BAKER - notes possible United States involvement to protect United States ints. in region.] Implications of Iranian advance for Jordan and Saudi Arabia explained. [Senator Howard BAKER - cites political seriousness of Iranian advances.] [Representative Clement ZABLOCKI - notes United States ability to assist other ntns.] Jimmy Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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