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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Interviewed for ’60 Minutes’, ‘Frontline’ Fall Premieres

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman gave an interview that will air on the CBS program, 60 Minutes, on September 29, one of two features on the Saudi leader set to appear in the United States this fall.

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