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Mideast Peace Developments / Begin's Cairo Visit #263282

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin quoted with regard to trip to Cairo.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Begin's arrival detailed; reception for prime minister by vice president Hosni Mobarak rather than President Anwar Sadat said minimal. Films shown. Brevity of Israeli flag display and media coverage noted; motorcade cited. Ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Soldier and visits to pyramids and central Cairo synagogue reported; Begin's reactions stated. [BEGIN - sings Israeli peace song.] Sadat and Begin's 1st meeting noted; details given. Begin's trip said viewed by Egyptians as embarrassment in light of Arab world's attack on Sadat's participation in separate peace efforts.
REPORTER: Doug Sefton

Cronkite, Walter;
Sefton, Doug

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