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US-Saudi Arabia Rel. / AWACS #279370

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 14, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill regarding his proposed plan to sell Saudi Arabia United States AWACS noted; Senator Robert Packwood's continued opposition to sale mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Apparent outcome of last Friday's meeting between President Reagan and Packwood over issue examined; Packwood's alleged behavior towards the President discussed. [PACKWOOD - denies that campaign contributions are linked to his opposition.] [Senator Howard BAKER - thinks sale will be approved.] Baker said urging administration to tell Prime Min. Menahem Begin that AWACS sale to Saudis is linked with overall Mideast policy; details given.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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