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Mideast Peace Talks / Hussein #271152

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 17, 1980
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(Studio) Lengthy meeting today between President Carter and Jordan's King Hussein said apparently bringing them no closer on Hussein's role in Mideast peace process.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Diff. in atmosphere between this visit and Hussein's past White House visits noted; films shown. [President CARTER - notes difference of approach to current crisis.] [HUSSEIN - comments on mutual commitment of both govts.] Senior White House official quoted with regard to leaders' discussion of varying approaches to Camp David formula; Hussein's later remarks to Congress with regard to continued disagreement between himself and Carter outlined. Hussein's meeting with Defense Secretary Harold Brown with regard to military aid and plans to resume discussions with Carter tomorrow reported White House hopes for Hussein joining Israel-Egypt autonomy talks mentioned as unrealistic objective.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) President Anwar Sadat's reaction to Hussein's White House conference outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alexandria, Egypt) Sadat's meeting with Israeli ambassador Eliahu Ben-Elissar mentioned; films shown. [SADAT - comments on Hussein's allegedly not joining Camp David accords because of money.] Sadat's allegation that Hussein has been bought by other Arab states outlined; warning re: Camp David approach by Sadat's chief military adviser noted.
REPORTER: Doug Sager

(Studio) [Former Israeli defense minister Ezer WEIZMAN - comments on attempt to get Hussein involved in peace negotiations; mentions Six Day War, Gamal Nasser, military treaty between Egypt and Jordan, Jordan-Israel rel., Camp David process, Begin government settlements policy, possible Weizman coalition for next Israeli election]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Sager, Doug;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:07:20

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