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Carter / Israel Visit #262500

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1979
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(Studio) Probable failure of Carter's Mideast trip to achieve treaty noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) President Carter's last meeting with Prime Min. Menahem Begin and anticipated Cairo meeting with Anwar Sadat discussed. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to Carter-Begin talks. Carter's visit to museum hsing. Dead Sea Scrolls reported, shown. [CARTER - comments.] Carter's breakfast meeting with Israeli cabinet and later ceremony commemorating war dead noted, shown.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Begin attitude after meeting with American delegation stated. [BEGIN - comments.] Remaining Egypt-Israel peace treaty issues shown on screen Gaza Strip, west bank, oil and Egypt-Israel diplomatic rel. discussed. Begin and Carter shown in Knesset.
REPORTER: Bob. Simon

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Mood in Cairo with regard to Carter and Begin Knesset speeches reported; lack of comment by President Sadat noted. "Al Ahram" editor, Aly Hamdi el-Gammal quoted with regard to Carter's Mideast trip and USSR ; film shown. Carter-Sadat meeting tomorrow mentioned.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Quint, Bert;
Simon, Bob.

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