NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1977
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(Studio) Special report on reasons behind Egyptian President Sadat's initiative in going to Israel.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Egypt) Details with regard to 1973 Arab-Israeli war, Sadat's reopening of Suez Canal, break between Egypt and USSR and Egypt's resultant turn to United States and cntry.'s poor economy state outlined. Film shown. [Sadat government political adviser Dr. Mahmoud ESSA - notes investors' reluctance to put money into development here because no peace treaty has been signed.] Lifestyle of few rich people in Egypt described. Common denominator for rich and poor is what Sadat got in Jerusalem. [ESSA - says Sadat got assurance there would be no other wars.] Also mentioned is tourism in Egypt, with Pyramids as drawing card.
REPORTER: John Palmer