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Mideast / Sadat / United Nations Zone / Jordan / Handguns #241118

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1975
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(Studio) Egypt President Anwar Sadat on Cairo TV; doesn't respond to Israeli peace proposals or agree to renew United Nations mandate in Sinai. Sadat reported near to granting mandate extension.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(UN Buffer Zone) Swedish soldiers patrol north end zone. Debris from past fighting shown, incling. 1967 and 1973 wars. United Nations soldiers forbidden to speak publicly of international pols. Soldiers say no reason to think they won't be here July 24 or 5 mos. later.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) Admin. backs down from offer to sell Jordan $350 million of antiaircraft missiles and guns. To present scaled-down version to Senator For. Relations Committee by Thursday Last May, State Department okayed sale of $216,000 of handguns and ammunition to private arms dealer in Beirut. Approval for 500 of 2000 guns suspended. Spokesperson defs. sale saying guns not military weapons; they're used for self-protection and mugging.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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