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OPEC #68696

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) reported agreeing on unified petroleum price; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Geneva, Switzerland) Details of agreement examined; OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) president Dr. Subroto's announcement outlined. Remarks of Kuwaiti oil minister Ali al-Sabah discussed; implications of today's decision for Saudi Arabia, especially in light of recent AWACS vote in United States, noted.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(DC) Impact of OPEC's decision on United States heating oil and gasoline examined; details outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Jennings, Peter;
Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Salinger, Pierre

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