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 New World Notes 
 First of 2 parts
 Weekly Program
 
 Kenneth Dowst  
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The "Seven Sisters" was Big Oil--the cartel of corporations that came to own almost all the oil in the Middle East. They gained this treasure by hook and by crook, in violation of the law, with help from corrupt monarchs abroad and the U.S. government, armed forces, and CIA.

We adapt to radio a fine documentary. This week, Part 1 takes us from the founding of the cartel in 1928 (by Standard Oil, Shell, and BP) to the creation of OPEC in 1960.

Introduction by K.D.
New World Notes is produced under the auspices (Latin for "long-suffering sighs") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Originally broadcast in July 2013. Files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as NWN #273.

More details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

You can download this installment of New World Notes--in MP3 and other formats--also from The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). The page with the download links is here: https://archive.org/download/NewWorldNotes273-ThesevenSistersAndTheOilOfTheMiddleEastpart

SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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