Search the Archive

Nixon Trip / Egypt #234811

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Cairo, Egypt) 2 million estimated along 7-mi. route from airport to city. Genuine cheering for President Nixon and Sadat. 1 sign says: "Egyptians of October `73 hail Nixon." Speculated trip for domestic, political reasons. Good to hear cheering for American as peacemaker. [NIXON - says we cement relations between 2 great peoples.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) 2 leaders talk and agree on series of mtgs. of lower-level groups to discuss US-Egypt relations Rptd. Sadat asked Nixon for United States aid and arms and help in getting Israel to pull back from more captured land. State dinner held. Nixon and Sadat greet guests. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger stayed in background. Nixon and Kissinger receive Egypt's highest medal. In toast, Sadat said no peace until Israel helps more with Palestine refugees.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.