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AWACS Sale #513642

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 26, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President Reagan's continued lobbying efforts with Senators due to upcoming vote on proposed AWACS sale to Saudi Arabia examined. [Seas. Mark ANDREWS, William ARMSTRONG - comment on their respective positions.] [Senators Patrick LEAHY, John DANFORTH, Howard CANNON - explain their positions.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Necessity for both House and Senator rejection of such proposed sales and outcome of recent vote in House noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Admin.'s arguments for sale outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) Pol. importance of AWACS sale to United States-Saudi rel. discussed. [Info minister Mohammed Abdu YAMANI - comments on Zionist lobby in United States; discusses United States-Saudi rel.] Yamani's optimism of sale explained.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

Chancellor, John;
Miller, Paul;
Mudd, Roger;
Pettit, Tom

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