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Mideast Peace Developments #262537

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 14, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Egypt and Israel responsibilities as per terms of treaty outlined, incl. Palestinian issue, west bank, Gaza Strip, Sinai, Suez Canal. Jordan, El Arish, Ras Muhammed, and Straits of Tiran and Aqaba mentioned. Terms of treaty shown on screen.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Historical role of Jerusalem noted. United States military and economy involvement in Mideast due to treaty outlined; Carter's commitment of United States efforts recalled. [CARTER - comments.] Sources' report with regard to United States defense commitment to Egypt and Israel detailed. [Menahem BEGIN - comments with regard to US-Israel mutual defense pact.] Rationale for such defense agreement given. Roles of Defense Secretary Harold Brown, Zbigniew Brzezinski cited; films shown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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