ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(Marjnoon Island, Iraq) Reporter's experience with Iranian army's conflict with Iraqi forces narrated. [MEDIC - describes effect of gas attacks by Iraq.] Iranian forces' mental preparations for combat noted. [Iraqi prisoners of war - claims to be happy with Iranian captors.] No. killed on both sides in ongoing war mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker
(Tehran, Iran) Issue of Iran's use of children as combatants discussed. "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel, Bill Redeker
(DC) US-Iranian relations since release of American hostages examined; United States officials' belief that Iranian leaders were involved in terrorist attacks on United States embassy and Marine headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, discussed. USSR -Iran relations described. China (PR), North Korea and Libya said Iran's primary suppliers of military weapons once sent by US. Role of Iranian oil exports to Japan and United States outlined. Ayatollah Khomeini's status considered.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Studio) Federal agents said halting efforts of FMF Mkting. of Minnesota to ship tank parts to Iran; details given.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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