CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1974
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(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
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