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Mideast Peace / Brzezinski Trip #262608

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1979
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(Studio) Zbigniew Brzezinski's trip to Mideast termed one of no accomplishments.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Cairo, Egypt) Delivery of President Carter's letter to Jordan's King Hussein mentioned. Brzezinski's meeting with Hussein cited as unsuccessful. Noted that Egypt and President Sadat need support of Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Less radical Palestinians noted. Mtg. of Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil with US economy team reported Khalil's claim that Arabs would regain eastern Jerusalem under the treaty noted. Chip Carter shown. [BRZEZINSKI - describes treaty.]
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Studio) Senator Frank Church's statement on ABC "Issues and Answers" that US should apply economy pressure to get backing of Jordan and Saudi Arabia for the treaty quoted. Yasir Arafat's belief that treaty jeopardizes chance for peace given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Beirut, Lebanon) [Yasir ARAFAT - says treaty is pushing Mideast toward war.]
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Arafat said to have preceded Brzezinski on his tour of Mideast. Announcement that more of Arafat interview will be shown on "60 Minutes."
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Sefton, Doug;
Wallace, Mike

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