NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 03, 1977
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(Studio) Israelis are upset by joint statement by United States and USSR made during wkend.; White House says nothing has changed in United States policy toward Israel, but appears this hasn't helped.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(New York City) Secretary of State Vance says he's surprised and disappointed at Israeli reaction, since he thought there were elements in statement that would please them. [VANCE - refers specifically to section with regard to definition of peace, cites section.] American Jewish Community also reacts critically. [American Jewish Community spokesperson Bertram GOLD - thinks there will be definitive expressions of concern, directed at administration and Congress] Some State Department officials think Pro-Israeli factions overreact to statement. Vance will dine with Israeli foreign minister Dayan tonight.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani