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Egypt / Government Shake Up #216743

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1971
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(Studio) Egypt President Sadat ousts 1/3 cabinet mbrs.; national assembly ousts 18 mbrs.; film shows Sadat in Cairo meeting with Liberia Vice President William R. Tolbert.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Egypt Govt. shake up comes as shock to everyone. [American U. STUDENTS - say shake up really struggle between USSR and United States because Sadat trying to be more generous to US.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Israel watching Sadat Govt. turmoil.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israel believes Egypt situation will slow momentum toward Suez Canal reopening; Israel now more cautious in dealing with Sadat until establishes firm leadership

(Studio) United States believes Egypt turmoil shouldn't greatly affect Suez Canal negotiations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bloom, Dan;
Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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