NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 09, 1972
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(Studio) Since Egypt expelled Sovs., it has made overtures to other countries (incl. Britain) for arms. Egypt proposes union with Libya.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Tripoli, Libya) Tripoli is smaller than Cairo, Egypt, but is much richer. Libya takes in $2 billion a year in oil trade. President Kadhafi may merge Libya with Egypt which would reduce Libyans' portion of national wealth from $1000 to $70 a year People may reject proposed union.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt
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