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Commentary (Sadat Visit / Television Role) #249551

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 21, 1977
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(Studio) TV's role in Sadat-Begin visit considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Use of newspapers as factors in diplomatic situations recalled. TV role as 4th branch of United States government, according to some, noted. television discounted as prime factor in Begin-Sadat meeting television called "moderator." Circumstances termed "public diplomacy," with television as fastest method of modern communications. Winston Churchill quoted with regard to war aversion by patient good will.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Schieffer, Bob;
Sevareid, Eric

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