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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 24, 1978
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(Studio) Menahem Begin quoted with regard to hard-line Arab pressure's role in Anwar Sadat's peace talk suspension. Further details of Begin statement to Robert MacNeil given. Begin-Sadat relations noted. Circumstances for peace talk renewal reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Tone of Egyptian newspapers with regard to Begin reported "Al Akhbar" especially noted. [Edward "Al Akhbar" Mostafa AMIN - gives reasons for calling Begin "Shylock."] Cartoons shown from "Al-Ahram." [Cartoonist Salah JAHEEN - responds to charge of peace talk interference; notes that Arabs are also Semitic.] Relations of Egypt news media and government of Egypt noted.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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