NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1976
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(Studio) Israeli troops give up territory in Sinai desert and United Nations troops move in.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Sinai Desert) Israelis vacate Mitla and Gidi Passes. By Saturday, United Nations forces to control 25 mile wide buffer zone. American technicians to monitor surveillance post between Israeli and Egyptian posts, according to Israel-Egypt agreement. 172 Americans to be here by July. [Pearl DEIBLE - says have been here 1 1/2 weeks Volunteered for money and experience.] 5000 Bedouin cross over from Israeli zone; to become United Nations wards and will be allowed to move freely across desert. Israel suspects they'll smuggle hashish and spy for Egypt.
REPORTER: Tom Ackerman