39. 10/15/1973

"OPEC [Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries] oil ministers agreed to use the 'oil weapon' by cutting exports and recommending an embargo against unfriendly states. [On October 15, 1973] Iraq led a successful charge for a full oil embargo against the United States by all Arab nations of OPEC."

 – The Bush Agenda, Antonia Juhasz, 10/15/1973

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