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Faisal Funeral #36405

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1975
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(Studio) In strict accordance with Moslem law, assassinated King Faisal buried in simple ceremony.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) Ldrs. from all over Moslem world pay respects to King Faisal and greet new King Khaled and Crown Prince Fahd. King Hussein of Jordan, President Assad of Syria and President Sadat of Egypt all present for funeral; all 3 cntrys. dependent on Saudi Arabia to financial their wars against Israel. King Faisal's burial marked by stark simplicity; details given. Entire world to be watching Saudi Arabia's future.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Still some question as to fate of King Faisal's assassin, Prince Faisal; details given. Assassin's former girl friend in United States says Prince Faisal great guy and a genius.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Brown, Hilary;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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