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Saudi Arabia / Fahd #78577

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 13, 1982
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(Studio) New Saudi Arabian king reported to be Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz; burial of King Khalid, who died this morning, noted in accord with Moslem tradition.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Paris, France) Transition of power and implications for Saudi Arabia's relationship with West examined; Khalid's burial shown. Khalid's ascension recalled following assassination of King Faisal; Khalid's reign reviewed. Films shown. Fahd's knowledge of West and his probable continuation of Khalid's policies considered.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Studio) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reported flying to Saudi Arabia tomorrow to express condolences to Fahd; significance of flight noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Salinger, Pierre

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