CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 13, 1968
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(Studio) President-elect Richard Nixon briefed by William Scranton with regard to Mid. E. "Even-handed" policy advocated by Scranton stirs controversy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(New York, New York) Nixon, Scranton meet in New York City with William Rogers and Henry Kissinger. [SCRANTON - refers to "even-handed" statement; explains meaning. Says in Mid. E., idea prevails that United States interested only in Israel. Presence of USSR in Mid. E. noted. Doesn't believe Arab world totally interested in eradication of Israel.] Moshe Dayan visits Nixon tomorrow. Scranton statement bound to be issue.
REPORTER: David Dick
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