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Middle East History / Arab vs. Western Cultures #576821

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 19, 1990
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(Amman, Jordan: Garrick Utley) Clash of Arab and Western cultures examined; scenes shown of burning of flags in Jordan. [Kamel Abu JABER - says we are a frustrated people.] History of battles between Western and Arab world reviewed; scenes, maps, art, photos and historical scenes shown. Crisis in 1956 when France and Britain reacted when Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser seized the Suez Canal recalled. [Then British foreign secretary Anthony EDEN - comments on the canal.] Comparison made of Suez Canal crisis and American presence in Saudi Arabia to protect the oil. [JABER - says in the long run stability cannot be maintained by Americans.]

Utley, Garrick

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