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Carter / Egypt Visit #263027

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter and Anwar Sadat meeting at Ras El Tin Palace; train trip to Alexandria earlier in day recalled. Carter quoted with regard to progress of talks. [CARTER - comments.] [SADAT - comments.] Reception along train route noted; Nile River and Richard Nixon's 1974 trip mentioned. Impt. of Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance talks noted, in addn. to Carter-Sadat mtgs. in Alexandria; Palestine Hotel in Alexandria mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alexandria, Egypt) Alexandria motorcade reported, shown. Security measures en route and at Ras El Tin Palace noted. Vance-Khalil meeting re: modification of American proposals approved by Israel discussed; film shown. Exchange of Egyptian and Israeli ambs. and Israeli oil supply cited as remaining to be discussed; details given. Statement issued after evening Carter-Sadat meeting quoted; Hamilton Jordan, Zbigniew Brzezinski mentioned. [CARTER - comments.] Possibility of Vance trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia after Carter returns to United States noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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