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Mideast Developments / Nobel Peace Prize #255268

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 27, 1978
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(Studio) Awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Egypt President Anwar Sadat and Israel Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported; peace negotiations begun November 19, 1977, with Sadat visit to Israel noted; highlights of peace negotiations outlined; President Carter's role in negotiations mentioned; film of Sadat-Begin mtgs. in Jerusalem, Ismailia, Egypt, Camp David, Maryland, shown; postponement of Sadat and Begin comments due to observance of religious Sabbaths stated; failure of President Carter's nomination to arrive before award deadline noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Pessimistic administration mood with regard to peace negotiations detailed; Israeli announcement of west bank settlements expansion recalled; President Carter's mtg. with security advisers with regard to Israel amendments to peace treaty noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Mtg. between Israel foreign minister Moshe Dayan and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance described; cancellation of United States-Egypt-Israel meeting today noted. [DAYAN - says amendments to draft treaty significant, but solvable.] Announcement of Egyptian negotiators' recall to Cairo for technical consultations reported.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Film of President Carter's meeting with Saudi Arabia King Khalid shown; Khalid's importance to Mideast peace noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Schieffer, Bob

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