CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1977
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(Studio) If Israeli defense minister Shimon Peres wins election as prime minister in May, he'll head government pressed for peace.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(No location given) [PERES - cites some conditions for peace. Says Israel ready for compromise and hopes Arab ntns. are.] Reporter asks if Sinai Agreement could be model for other border settlements. [PERES - won't exclude it.] Is asked how Peres would effect less dependence on United States. [PERES - doesn't want Israel to become burden for United States and therefore hurt relations Acknowledges present need for United States aid, but says if USSR influence stays out of Mid. East and Arab coalition isn't threat, then Israel should be able to defend self without United States aid. Says without democrat ntns. aiding ea. other, whole world might become Communist]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
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