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Sale of Jets to Saudi Arabia / Bush / Implications #869101

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 11, 1992
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Bush announced he will recommend a multi-billion dollar sale of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia.

(St. Louis, MO: Jill Dougherty) Bush says he considered jobs and peace in the Middle East; Noted need to prove Israel's military edge; Seven thousand jobs will be saved ad McDonnell Douglas and 40,000 jobs will be preserved across country; Israel opposes sale but will not lobby against it; May lose Jewish votes. [Excerpt of George BUSH; Interview with Jason ISSACSON, American Jewish Committee; Excerpt of William SCHNEIDER, CNN Political Analyst; Remarks from Bill CLINTON.]

Dougherty, Jill

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