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Arab Blacklist #239284

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 03, 1975
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(Studio) Arabs threaten to place Volkswagen on its blacklist unless auto makers revoke license to Israel for production of wankel engines; Volkswagen rejects Arab demand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Arabs usually don't know what inds. are on or off blacklist; auto industry exception. Ford Motor Company on blacklist since 1966. RCA and CBS records also on blacklist because they operate factories in Israel. Movies do well in Beirut, but no movies starring Elizabeth Taylor or Paul Newman ever shown because of their pro Israeli statements made years ago.
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Arab boycott organization says CBS and NBC may continue covering news in Arab nations provided it's beneficial to Arab cause and under supervision of Arabs. President of 2 networks say no government can dictate content of their newscasts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don
Duration:
00:02:40

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