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Mideast Peace Developments / Treaty #262793

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1979
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(DC) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Egypt) October 1973 Egypt-Israel war recalled. Bar-Lev line mentioned. Deaths of brothers, Akhmed and Moustafa Hasshim in conflict noted; photos shown, details given. Fate of mother noted; her reactions to their Egyptian army service and deaths and present lifestyle examined. Films shown. Youngest son, Ibrahim, featured; details given with regard to army service; films shown, Ibrahim's skepticism with regard to Israeli intentions contrasted to mother's faith in peace via treaty.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

(Israel) Grave decorations for fallen soldiers in Israel noted; graves of sons of Ben Hurrens and the Ben Hurrens immigration to Israel from Brooklyn in 1939 noted. Their role as founding members of kibbutz cited; films shown. [Ben HURREN - talks about sons.] [Mrs. Ben HURREN - comments.] [Ben HURREN - says peace is 30 years too late.]

(DC) Signing of Kellogg-Briand Pact recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Sefton, Doug;
Simon, Bob

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