NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 21, 1981
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(Studio) Inability of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) oil mins. to agree on unified price structure reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Geneva, Switzerland) Price freeze and product cut announced by Saudi Arabia's oil minister Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani reported [YAMANI - announces his cntry.'s decision.] Various sources of political pressure on Yamani explained. [YAMANI - notes special political value of oil to Arabs.] Implications for United States gasoline consumers outlined on screen, discussed. [YAMANI - thinks prices will fall.] Apparent status of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) mentioned.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen
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