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Mideast Developments / Egypt / Israel #262957

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1979
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(Cairo, Egypt) Presentation of President Carter's new peace proposals to President Anwar Sadat by national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski reported; film shown. Official quoted with regard to details of Sadat-Brzezinski meeting Arrival of Carter on Thursday noted. Sadat's reaction to Carter's visit quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Lifestyle in Cairo reported; films shown. Possible link between recent hotel bombings and either Palestinians or religious fanatics discussed. Sadat's popularity noted. Islamic revolutionaries and Iran mentioned. Sadat quoted with regard to religion and pols. President Carter and peace talks mentioned.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Cairo, Egypt) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin noted to have given reporters his view of treaty signing. [BEGIN - comments.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Begin's departure from New York City for Israel tomorrow noted. Film shown. Alleged US-Israel defense pact and financial aid from United States for Israeli withdrawal from Sinai discussed; administration officials' reaction to such allegations given. Begin suggestion to Carter with regard to United States takeover of air base at Etzion, in the Sinai, outlined; proximity of base to Saudi Arabian oil fields on Persian Gulf cited. Fate of Israeli air bases in Sinai, as stated in proposed treaty, detailed. Sadat reaction to United States presence in Sinai quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Cairo, Egypt) Thousands reported expected to greet Carter's motorcade Thursday, en route to mtgs. with Sadat at Qubba Palace. Carter's itinerary given, include Alexandria, address to People's Assembly, and the pyramids.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:05:40

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