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Nixon Visit / Egypt / Saudi Arabia #234854

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 14, 1974
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(Egypt) President Nixon visits pyramids and promises to bring Egypt into nuclear age. Sadat and Nixon shown at site. United States pledges to give Egypt new nuclear reactors and fuel, with safeguards they'll be used for peaceful purposes. Safeguard reported failsafe. Agreement says Treasury Secretary William Simon to help Egypt with new dvts. Egypt and United States reaffirm support of UN-Mideast resolutions. [SADAT TRANSLATOR - says all must admit October 6 brought about change.] [NIXON - says will to keep agreement exists.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jidda, Saudi Arabia) Saudi Arabia is American's oldest and closest Mideast friend. Idea is to wean other more suspicious Arab cntrys. away from USSR ties. King Faisal, Crown Prince, and Governor of Mecca greet Nixon. Group leave airport in motorcade. After state dinner, to talk of defense, money, and oil.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) At dinner, Faisal told Nixon there'll never be peace until Arab lands given up by Israelis.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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