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Saudi Arabia: Oil, Money, Politics #989950

PBS Special for Saturday, May 15, 1982

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  • Documentary focusing on the importance of Saudi Arabia to Western interests and the style of its internal politics.
  • Narrated by Jo Franklin-Trout.
  • Includes participation of oil analyst Wanda Jablonski, Saudi Minister of Petroleum Ahmed Zaki Yamani, former US Ambassadors to Saudi Arabia Ambassador John West and Ambassador James Akins, Saudi Minister of Finance Mohammed Aba al Khail, Nobel Laureate in Economics Lawrence Klein, Director of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Abdl Aziz al Quaraishi, Saudi businessman Osman Linjawi, Mahsoun Jalal, of the International Monetary Fund, Abdullah Alireza, of Xenel Industries, Ayatollah Khomeini, Prince Khalid bin Faisal of Saudi Arabia, former Director of Research at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Aaron Rosenbaum, William Quandt, of the Brookings Institution, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Twinam, Brigadier General Gerald Bartlett, in charge of modernizing the National Guard of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Fahd, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, and Prince Mugrin bin Abdl Aziz.
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