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Iran-Iraq War #89547

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1984
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(Studio) Iran's United Nations delegate Rajaie Khorassani reported warning of his nation's chemical weapons capability in war with Iraq; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Iran) Family of one gas victim (named in report) examined as they attempt to cope with his death in war with Iraq; role of Moslem fundamentalism in situation described. [WIFE - (thru translator) claims happiness and pride in husband's war death as martyr.] [Another victim's MOTHER - (thru translator) is upset because she has no more children to sacrifice in war.] Iranian officials noted denying use of children in war despite numerous indications of child deaths in battle. [CHILD - (thru translator) is prepared to die for Islamic revolution.] Koran's statement on death in war mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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