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Mideast Peace #262610

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1979
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(Studio) Mtg of Egyptian defense minister Ali, Israel defense minister Ezer Weizman, secretary defense Harold Brown, and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Role of Egyptian and Israeli defense mins. described as getting arms and money from United States. [WEIZMAN - states reasons for need of more arms.] Tape shown courtesy NBC "Meet the Press." [VANCE - says pact will eventually enhance United States position in Mideast.] Tape shown courtesy CBS "Face the Nation." State Department memo that orders embassies in Mideast to take precautions against possible violence when peace treaty is signed reported.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Israeli defense minister Weizman's suggestion for early withdrawal from El Arish in Sinai reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Yamit, Israeli Occupied Territory) Yamit described. Abandonment of Yamit cited as a requirement of treaty. [Carol ROSENBLUM - speaks about losing her business.] [Chaya EREZ - is bitter about situation.] Arab town of El Arish shown and attitudes of its inhabitants noted. [El Arish councilman Mohammed ABED - speaks of open border and relations with Israel.] Bedouins cited as possible beneficiaries of abandoned Israeli settlements. [Unidentified MAN - speaks of not wanting to give away his home.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Dean, Morton;
McNamara, Bob;
Tucker, Lem

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