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Ford Speech / Arab Oil Embargo / Schlesinger #28507

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 08, 1974
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(Studio) Vice President Gerald Ford discusses Arab oil situation in speech to mfrs.' association
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [FORD - says Arab oil cutoff shuts off tractors in Mid. West, leaving some people in world without bread.] Ford's office insists statement wasn't threat to Arab cntrys.
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood

(DC) Ford statement occurs after Defense Secretary James Schlesinger spoke of possible public demand for force against Arab oil producers. Kuwait's amb. to DC, Salem Al-Sabah dismisses both statements. [Salem Alabama-SABAH - thinks United States should be loser as well as oil-producing cntrys. if force used.] Questioned about food supplies. [Alabama-SABAH - says Kuwait doesn't need American food.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Sherwood, Virginia;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:20

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