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Saudi Arabia / Its Society #135172

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Riyadh: Charles Glass) Status report on the future of Saudi Arabia's society featured; scenes shown from Riyadh of the coexistence of modern technology and traditional ways of life. [Saudi chamber of commerce Abdel Mohsin al-AKKAS - says it was expected that the nation would change.] [King Saud University professor Abdel-Aziz al-FAYEZ - says we want the country to stay as it is.] Role of the religious police in controlling the society of Saudi Arabia detailed. Demonstration by Saudi women during the war to get the right to drive cars shown. Political promises from King Fahd cited.

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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