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Desert Venture A Look At Saudi Arabia Circa 1948 Part 1

Uploaded by Mindsi2 on Dec 31, 2011

“This is the story of a venture by American capitol in a strange and ancient land. A story of the reawakening of a slumbering civilization.”

So begins this fascinating look at the birth of American oils involvement in Saudi Arabia in the late 1940’s. The opening describes Islam in very positive terms and the maps all show Palestine. So all in all it’s a pretty amazing portrait of how much has changed since then.

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