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Sadat Visit #251779

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 04, 1977
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(Studio) Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is welcomed by president Carter; Sadat says time right for Mid. East peace, but solution to Palestinian problem central to peace.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Both express hope for reconvening of Geneva peace conference [CARTER - is willing to devote much time of own and United States government's toward peace.] Carter's statement, with regard to homeland for Palestinians, at Clinton, Massachusetts, town mtg., noted. [SADAT - says establishment of political entity for Palestinians is necessity.] Rptdly., Sadat not pressing for separate homeland for Palestinians; has told reporters all Arab leaders now agree there should be official link of such state with Jordan. Is thought this possibly means they'd accept area on west bank, under Jordanian control, but whether permanently, is another question.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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