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Mideast Developments / Peace Talks #496584

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter reported to have telephoned President Anwar Sadat in Cairo, Egypt, and Prime Min. Menahem Begin in Toronto, Canada, in effort to speed peace negotiation process.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) President Carter's attendance at First Baptist Church in Washington, DC before returning to White House to call President Sadat reported; film shown. White House aide quoted with regard to conversation between Sadat and Carter. President and Mrs. Carter shown boarding helicopter en route to Maryland farm, from where he called Prime Minister Begin. Meeting between Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and Israeli foreign minister Moshe Dayan noted; details given. Sources' report compromise acceptable to both sides. Vance meeting with Begin at Kennedy Airport announced.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Kennedy Airport, New York City) Report on Vance-Begin meeting; meeting noted as necessary after Sadat and Begin rejected earlier compromise language. Response by Israeli cabinet and President Sadat reported United States hope Begin can charge Israeli cabinet position and Vance's role noted.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Lack of official comment from Cairo reported
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Dancy, John;
Savitch, Jessica;
Valeriani, Richard

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