ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 26, 1977
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(Studio) After mtgs. with Jordan's King Hussein, President Carter takes cautious position on Mid. East peace and Geneva conference possibility.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(DC) Carter says he's encouraged, but doesn't make lot of talks. 1 problem of conference is Palestinian representatives there, which Carter implies may make conference impossible. [CARTER - says unless strong possibilities for substantial achievement seen before conf., it would be better not to have conf.] President says it's mistake to expect too much after years of differences in Mid. East. [CARTER - isn't pessimistic, but feels it will be damaging to raise hopes too high.] Carter and Secretary of State Vance talk later; Vance to go to Mid. East in few weeks
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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