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Arab Oil / Arab King Interview #472342

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 1973
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(Studio) United States needs Arab oil badly. United States supports Israel in Middle E. conflict, however. Saudi Arabian King Faisal permits NBC interview.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(State Department) As Arab oil value increases, Egypt and Libya press Arabia to use oil as political weapon against Israel. Saudi Arabia threatens United States with oil cutback. [FAISAL - believes United States relations with Arabia to be affected if US doesn't stop so much military support to Israel.] [Reporter Richard HUNT - questions possibility of Arab oil restriction to US.] [King FAISAL - insists complete American Israeli support makes oil supply to United States from Saudi Arabia most difficult.] American may be forced to sell Arab Phantom jets for Arab oil. Mil. balance in Middle E. to be upset. [Israel Ambassador Simcha DINITZ - believes United States is being threatened with political action. Arabia to blackmail United States against Israel.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) Saudi Arabian King interview to continue next week 3 hour report at 8:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday September 4 deals with energy crisis.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Scherer, Ray

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