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Mideast / Sadat-Carter Talks #256645

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 03, 1978
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(Studio) President Sadat's arrival in United States for talks with President Carter noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of Sadat's arrival and greeting by Secretary of State Vance at airport and informal greeting by Carter at White House given. [CARTER - says Sadat, Prime Min. Begin, other interested leaders and American people have responsibility to rededicate efforts toward peace.] [SADAT - notes that peace efforts have been proven fragile and vulnerable since his trip to Jerusalem and this must be remedied.] Departure of 2 president and their wives for Camp David, where talks to be held, noted. Sadat's known plans to ask Carter for United States pressure on Israel noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Details given of Egyptians' views of United States role in peace talks, especially with regard to Israel making gesture comparable to Sadat's trip to Israel which gave his recognition of Israel as state. Response of Israeli officials to discussion of declaration of principles on Israeli withdrawal and Palestinian question cited.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Camp David talks noted as part of quiet diplomacy on Mideast; barring of newsmen at Maryland retreat mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Schieffer, Bob

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