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Violence in Tehran

Title
Violence in Tehran
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
27 Dec 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:04:04
Description
Interview with correspondent in Tehran, Nick Cumming-Bruce, who describes troops opening fire on demonstrators in the city. Report comes during a revolution in Iran, the aim of which is to overthrow Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. He describes vehicles being set on fire and students causing unrest. The United States has also announced that it is no longer getting oil from the country. (Scottish?) male studio reporter not identified.
Contributors
Nick Cumming-Bruce
Keywords
USA; Iran; Deaths; Revolutions; Armed forces; Exports; Tehran; Violence; Demonstrations; Oil; Mohammad Reza Pahlavi; Shah of Iran; Political conflicts; Democracy; Iranian revolution (1979)

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