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Sadat Speech / Arab Reaction #491407

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 20, 1977
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(Studio) Arab reaction to Sadat visit and speech said not good. But Sadat called hero by Egyptians.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Cairo, Egypt) Muslim holy day noted. Films of pyramids and sphinx shown. Nile scenes shown. Egyptians filmed watching Sadat on TV. Egyptian family shown watching TV. [Mamdouh SAMRA - reacts to speech.] Speech called prayer for peace.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Amman, Jordan) Religious holiday noted. Widespread audience to Sadat speech cited. Generally favorable reaction of Jordanians noted. Lack of knowledge with regard to King Hussein's reaction cited.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Beirut, Lebanon) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reaction said unfavorable. Film of crowd shown. Yasir Arafat filmed, quoted. [ARAFAT - speaks.] Arafat stance described.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Damascus, Syria) Syrians said to believe situation unchanged. Anti-Sadat demonstration shown, described. Situation summarized.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Burrington, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Jones, Kenley;
McCarthy, Lee;
Savitch, Jessica

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