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Mid. East / PLO / Palestinian Rep. / Egypt Military Force #249310

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 06, 1977
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(Studio) Major stumbling block in Mid. East peace talks is Palestinian representative and PLO. In Beirut, reporter Doug Tunnell interviews PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) spokesperson Mahmoud Lebadi who says some non-PLO members could be incld. in Palestinian delegation, but they must be in minority. (Part of interview shown.) [LEBADI - says question of who will represent them is 1 for Palestinians themselves to decide and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) is only body who representatives Palestinians. Therefore, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) can choose whom it wants. Notes that any non-members of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chosen would be Palestinian representatives, but chosen by Palestinian people, who have given their trust to PLO.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) United States officials are mildly encouraged by statement, but stress that no breakthru has been reached and statement may contain traps. Latest proposal for peace conf., formulated by United States and accepted by Moshe Dayan, has gotten mixed reaction so far among Arabs. Details of proposal noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Egypt holds military review ceremony in Cairo to commemorate outbreak of 1973 Mid. East War. (Film shown.) War minister says forces are strong and diversified, despite USSR embargo on supplies. Palestinian sources say Egypt, Syria and Palestinian guerrillas put forces on alert as anniversary begins.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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