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Terrorism / September 11 / Saudi Connection #715125

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 23, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(White House: Norah O'Donnell) The FBI investigation into terrorist funding from Saudi Arabia featured; details given of the transfer of funds by a member of the royal family, Princess Haifa al-Faisal, to a Saudi family {wife of Osama Basnan†} in the US & onto two of the September 11 hijackers. [Former ambassador to Saudi Arabia Hume HORAN†- says anything about the Saudi royal family is significant.] [NBC News terrorism analyst Steve EMERSON†- says it is "two degrees of separation" in linking the money to hijackers.] The US need for Arab support in a potential campaign against Iraqi President Saddam Hussein noted.

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage on "Meet the Press" noted.

Seigenthaler, John;
O'Donnell, Norah

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