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Carter / Mideast Trip #262978

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1979
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(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian pessimism with regard to Egypt-Israel peace treaty conclude during Carter trip. (Audio interruption.)
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Andrews AFB) President Carter's activities prior to departure reported; film shown. Carter speeches to Egyptian parliament and Israeli Knesset mentioned. Farewell ceremony on White House lawn shown, reported [CARTER - comments.] Carter's entourage, include Mrs. Carter, detailed. Anticipated reception in Cairo noted. White House aide quoted with regard to prospects of success. Possibility of Carter remaining in Jerusalem while Secretary of State Cyrus Vance shuttles to Cairo with regard to treaty cited.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Presentation of American proposals to Anwar Sadat last night and today's discussions with Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil noted; film shown. [KHALIL - comments with regard to Carter and peace process.] Negotiations process between Egypt and Israel outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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