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Mideast Peace Treaty / USSR #262747

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 24, 1979
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(Studio) Expected signing of Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Mtg. in New York City between Menahem Begin and Cyrus Vance to discuss problems with treaty announced. [Israeli foreign minister Moshe DAYAN - hopes treaty will be signed Monday.] Problems said to concern United States pledge of support to Israel if treaty fails and Sinai oil field.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Arrival of President Sadat in Washington, DC noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Andrews AFB) Tape shown of VP Walter Mondale welcoming President Sadat. [MONDALE - speaks about peace.] [SADAT - speaks about peace process which will follow the treaty signing.]
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Studio) Violence reported in Jerusalem.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Closing of Arab shops in Jerusalem to protest treaty and terrorist bombing yesterday noted. Confrontation between radical Jewish group and Arab students in Jerusalem shown and described.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) USSR foreign minister Andrei Gromyko's trip to Syria to coordinate opposition to treaty reported Yasir Arafat's request for Soviet aid in fighting the treaty and his criticism of President Carter's offer to work with the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) for its recognition of Israel noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Kalb, Marvin;
McNamara, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob;
Sefton, Doug

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