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Mideast / Carter-Begin Meetings #257025

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 23, 1978
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(Studio) Washington, DC talks between President Carter and Menahem Begin rptdly. fruitless. Begin's remarks in speech to New York City Jews reported as discouraging. Carter briefing of Senate Foreign Relations Committee reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) For. Relations Committee said gloomy after Carter meeting [Charles PERCY - says Carter discouraged.] [George McGOVERN - says more flexibility needed by Mideast parties.] [Jacob JAVITS - explains Carter's discouragement.] No summary statement from White House said planned. Jody Powell quoted re: report in Israel that an American had said Carter could not work with Begin.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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