Search the Archive

Mideast / Sadat Breaks Arab Ties / Tripoli Conference / Vance Trip / Begin #250199

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Egyptian President Sadat's break of diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Iraq, 5. Yemen and Algeria, which have all criticized his peace initiatives.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Report on situation in Cairo. Roundup and deportation of PLO and other Palestinian group leaders from Egypt noted.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) Sadat's action follows hard-liners' Tripoli conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tripoli, Libya) Report on Tripoli conf., which Iraq drops out of because of feeling that declaration from group doesn't go far enough. Conflict between Syria and Iraq noted. Details of final declaration, signed by PLO, Syria, Libya, South Yemen and Algeria, given. [PLO leader Yasir ARAFAT - responds to question with regard to group's action against Egypt.]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) State Department announcement of trip to Mideast by Secretary Vance later in wk. noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) State Department position on Sadat's break with Arab ntns. and details of Vance's trip reported [Spokesperson Hodding CARTER III - says this isn't negotiating trip, but one in which to get views of other ptys. re: recent dvts. and future.] Undersecretary Philip Habib's mission to Moscow to talk about situation, Geneva conference and Vance's trip with USSR leaders noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Report on reaction of Israeli Prime Min. Begin, in London on official visit. Film shown. [BEGIN - thinks it's regrettable as Israel wants comprehensive settlement with all neighbors.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Sheahan, John;
Tunnell, Doug

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.