• Short Summary

    News of the assassination of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Tuesday (March 25) reached the American Secretary of State, Dr.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Kissinger takes seat
    0.10

    2.
    SV Committee member Morgan
    0.13

    3.
    CU Kissinger
    0.19

    4.
    CU Kissinger speaks
    0.47


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 4: "Well of course I have only very fragmented facts, but King Faisal was a good friend of the United States and a force for moderation in the Middle East. I can only express on behalf of the administration and the American people, sorrow at this tragic event."




    Initials NG/1950


    THIS FILM INCLUDES A COMMENTARY BY TVN REPORTER BILL ELWIN AND A SHORT COMMENT FROM DR. KISSINGER.
    TELERECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: News of the assassination of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Tuesday (March 25) reached the American Secretary of State, Dr. Kissinger, as he was about to appear before a Senate Committee.

    Dr. Kissinger had met the Saudi leader on several occasions. The most recent was during his last effort to gain a settlement in the Middle East.

    The American statesman said the dead King was a good friend of the United States and a force for moderation in the Middle East.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA12MJ47ECVFUHYGVCQJUPIIWW0
    Media URN:
    VLVA12MJ47ECVFUHYGVCQJUPIIWW0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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