A “Dangerous Assignment” radio play first aired on May 17, 1950 on NBC
A Disgruntled Sheik
Government agent, Steve Mitchel, is given his next assignment. It takes him to Saudi Arabia. At first, he’s a little reluctant to go. He wonders why this is a government assignment. But there is an Arab leader, a Sheik, who is disgruntled (upset and unhappy) with an oil company.
Keep the Sheik Happy
The United States wants their relationship with Saudi Arabia to be on good terms, so if a company is having trouble, the government is ready and willing to step in and help resolve the problem.
Listen and find out what the problem is. What is it that is making the Sheik disgruntled?
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If you were given this assignment, would you feel the same way Steve Mitchel feels? He doesn’t seem to want to go to Arabia. Would you? Tell me about it in the comments below.