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US-Saudi Arabia Relations / Arms Sale / Haig #276774

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1981
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(Studio) United States willingness to sell Saudi Arabia arms, include AWACS, noted. White House said on defensive due to Saudi arms issue and recent lifting of grain embargo against USSR .
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's appearance before subcmtes. to defense admin.'s recent decisions examined. [HAIG - discusses lifting of grain embargo, arms sales to Saudi Arabia.] [Representative Jack KEMP - calls for balance in foreign policy.] White House aides' criticism of Haig's remark Saturday re: consequences of USSR invasion of Poland noted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan

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