NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1977
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(Studio) Carter administration releases comprehensive plans for Middle East involving Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria; details.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(San Francisco, California) Vice President Walter Mondale says government change in Israel won't affect President' Mid. E. policy. [MONDALE - discusses need for recognized borders but separate lines of defense could add to Israel's security.] Mondale gives administration view with regard to United States commitment to Israel. [MONDALE - says administration won't use military aid as pressure on Israel.] Admin. thinks American Jews may influence new Israeli prime Min. Menahem Begin to moderate hard line views.
REPORTER: John Cochran