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Mideast Peace Developments #262572

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1979
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(Studio) Anticipated Egypt-Israel treaty signing in Washington, DC week-after-next stated. Israeli officials' demand with regard to west bank autonomy noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mit Abul Koum, Egypt) Anwar Sadat's return to hometown, Mit Abul Koum, reported; his brother's death in `73 Arab-Israeli war recalled. Film shown. [SADAT - comments with regard to Arab world response to his peace efforts; DC treaty signing; President Carter; Menahem Begin.]
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Studio) President Carter's dispatch of delegation to Saudi Arabia and Jordan re: Egypt-Israel treaty reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) American delegation said to include Zbigniew Brzezinski, General David Jones, Chip Carter. Purpose of delegation detailed. Palestinian issue and future status of Jerusalem mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Brzezinski said to confer with Sadat in Cairo on way home Mtg. in DC between Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman and Defense Secretary Harold Brown with regard to United States mil. aid to Israel reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Sefton, Doug

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