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Saudi Arabia / Brown Visit / Taiwan Def. #262017

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 10, 1979
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(Studio) Reports with regard to United States warnings to China (PR) and USSR introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Riyadh., Saudi Arabia) Details of Defense Secretary Harold Brown's trip to Saudi Arabia given. [BROWN - is confident of United States strength.] Mtg. between Brown and Prince Fahd described. Incrd. arms sales, especially F-15's, said discussed. Saudi Arabia's position on Mideast peace noted. Impt. of defending Saudi oil fields cited.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) White House warning to China (PR) reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) President Carter's statement to newspaper eds.' conference with regard to United States ability to use either Pacific fleet or warfare to protect Taiwan given. Possible reactions from China (PR) anticipated.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Pappas, Ike;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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