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Americans In Saudi Arabia #239197

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 25, 1975
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(Studio) Thousands of Americans living and working in Saudi Arabia could be affected by change in Saudi Arabia's government
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) American products compete with those from Germany and and Japan. With gasoline prices at 15 cents per gallon, autos and hwys. very integral part of Saudi Arabian life. ARAMCO 1 of largest American interests in Saudi Arabia. Despite government change, American community in Saudi Arabia likely to triple in next 5 years Saudi customs very strict; Americans must abide by or take part in American customs privately. [AMERICANS - react to Saudi Arabian life.] 1 of Faisal's most beloved projects was construction of specialist hosp.; project director is American and so is main construction firm. Doctors, nurses, and equipment recruited mainly from American With death of Faisal, continued United States influence in Saudi Arabia questioned.
REPORTER: Mario Biasetti

Biasetti, Mario;
Cronkite, Walter

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