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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Saudi Arabia #334244

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(London: Anthony Mason) Saudi Arabian King Fahd, in the middle of dispute between United States and Iraq, featured; President Bush quoted regarding relationship; scenes shown from Saudi Arabia and of United States presidents meeting with Saudi kings. [Columbia University Edward SAID - says it's about oil.] Oil discovery in 1930's and subsequent United States interests in Saudi Arabia reviewed. [Columnist Anthony SAMPSON - says it's question of self- interest.] [Former United States ambassador to Saudi Arabia James AKINS - comments on presence of United States troops near holy shrines.]

Mason, Anthony;
Schieffer, Bob

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