House of Saud
Part1 of 2: Watch the PBS Frontline Film House of Saud Part 1 and the first 5 minutes of Part 2.
Part 2 of 2: Complete the viewing guide questions
- What was Saudi Arabia like 100 years ago?
- What did Abdul Aziz ibn Saud do in 1902?
- How did the desert help polarize the Ikhwan?
- Why did the Ikhwan rebel against Abdul Aziz ibn Saud?
- What impact did the fatwa have against the Ikhwan?
- How did the new King of Saudi Arabia unite all the provinces of his kingdom?
- Who is Mr. Crane? What was he looking for? What did he find?
- What is ARAMCO?
- What deal or pact did America strike with Saudi Arabia?
- What action did President Roosevelt tell King Abdul Aziz ibn Saud he would take (or not take) regarding the Jews in Palestine?