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Middle East / Meir, Nixon Meeting #226150

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Golda Meir meets with Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Mrs. Meir rejects United States proposal for United Nations corridor to besieged Egyptian 3rd army, but welcomes United States show of support to Israel. At her news conf., Mrs. Meir proposes possible settlement to be worked out between Israel and Egypt; few details given. Mrs. Meir questioned about United States pressure. [Golda MEIR - insists no United States pressure exists. Israel won't change basic position on cease-fire negotiations.] Key to Mid E. deadlock lies in exchange of POWs. [Mrs. MEIR - hopes solution with regard to POWs has been helped during United States visit. Prisoner exchange almost 1st priority.]
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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