Ayatollah

Chinese Invasion of Vietnam

February 20, 1979 – China Invades Vietnam . . . In A Way – Iran Goes On A Human Housecleaning Binge . . . In A Big Way – Carter Revises Foreign Policy . . . In A Quiet Way.

February 20, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 20, 1979 – China reports it has “taught Vietnam a lesson” and pulled its troops back across the border, just three days after the invasion began. Peking radio reported the operation...

Ayatollah Khomei and Mehdi Bazargan

February 5, 1979 – Iran: “An Increasingly Complex Set Of Problems” – Shapour Bakhtiar

February 6, 1979 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – February 6, 1979 – A day best to have been filed “for future reference”. The situation in Iran was slowly spiraling out of control – as factions, loyal to the Ayatollah voiced their support of Khomeni’s...

Indira Gandhi - Clark Clifford

January 31, 1980 – “A Move On The Gulf Means War” – Jitters And Puffery

January 31, 1980 – CBS News – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – January 31, 1980 – A day of diplomacy, arm-twisting, posturing, proclaiming and finger-pointing. Jimmy Carter’s Special Envoy, Clark Clifford paid a visit to India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to assure here the weapons the...