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US-Saudi Arabia Relations / AWACS #279041

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 24, 1981
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(Studio) Capitol Hill and Israeli opposition to Reagan administration's decision to sell Saudi Arabia AWACS surveillance plans reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(DC) United States arms package Reagan administration is offering Saudis examined. [State Department spokesperson James BUCKLEY - outlines administration's stance.] Details of package outlined on screen, discussed; administration efforts to reduce Israel's anxiety over AWACS outlined. [Senator Bob PACKWOOD, Representative Jack KEMP, Representative Robert MICHEL - oppose sale.] Possibility that Reagan will lose this cong. battle mentioned.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer (WANE-TV film/tape)

Stahl, Lesley;
Sawyer, Diane

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