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Mideast Peace Developments #262535

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1979
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(Jerusalem, Israel) Details given with regard to Israeli cabinet approval of treaty proposals.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Cabinet approval of terms, include Sinai oil, Israeli withdrawal from Sinai, ambassador exchange with Egypt reported; film shown. [Menahem BEGIN - announces decision.] Ratification by Knesset said guaranteed. Possible Washington, DC signing next week by Begin, Carter and Anwar Sadat noted.

(Studio) Carter's arrival at Andrews Air Force Base detailed. Presence of Vice President Walter Mondale and several Senators noted; film shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Congress briefing by Carter reported; film shown. Carter quoted with regard to phone call from Begin announcing Israeli cabinet decision. [Senator Howard BAKER - comments with regard to United States financial commitment in treaty.] Remaining issue of Palestinian question mentioned.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Studio) Response to Egypt-Israel treaty by Arab ntns. and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) cited. Damascus radio and Yasir Arafat quoted. Details given of International Red Cross organization of Israeli-Palestinian prisoner exchange in Geneva, Switzerland; film shown. Palestinians noted en route to Tripoli, Libya.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard;
Simon, Bob

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