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Mideast Peace / Brzezinski Trip #262594

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 17, 1979
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(Studio) United States and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said contending for support of Arab nations.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Amman, Jordan) Yasir Arafat shown meeting King Hussein. Joint communique concerning peace attempts of President Carter and rights of the Palestinians noted.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(Studio) United States delegation led by Zbigniew Brzezinski said currently in Saudi Arabia, and expected to travel to Jordan tomorrow. "Newsweek" magazine interview, in which Saudi crown prince Fahd said his country would not cut off aid to Egypt, quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Loading of E-5 cargo planes with F-5 fighters far delivery to North Yemen shown. Planes said part of emergency aid to help North Yemen in war with South Yemen and to demonstrate United States strength to Saudi Arabia. Mtgs. between Egyptian defense minister Kamal Hassan Ali, Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman, and Secretary of Defense Harold Brown noted. Cost of Mideast peace in American aid discussed. [WEIZMAN - compares cost of peace to cost of war.] [BROWN - agrees.] Weapons listed and Defense Department film shown.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Attempt by group of Jewish students in Jerusalem to enter the Holy Temple Mount in Jerusalem reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Demonstration and celebration in favor of peace treaty shown. [PEOPLE - speak about feelings with regard to peace treaty.]

Pappas, Ike;
Raviv, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Walker, Hal

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