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Mideast / Sadat United States Visit / Israeli Settlements #497743

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1978
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(Studio) Report on President Sadat's visit to members of Congress
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Speculative details with regard to Sadat's requests for arms as cited to House Committee on International Relations given; Egyptian president's statement of need to offset weapons USSR is sending to African and Mideast ntns. besides Israel noted. Rptd. request for F-15 and F-16 fighters cited. [SADAT - describes own response if Congress doesn't approve arms sales.] Mtg. with Senate Foreign Relations Committee noted. [SADAT - describes attitude he's found from Americans and says he's no longer shy after initiative to Jerusalem.] Recommendations of State and Defense Depts. with regard to arms sale and President Carter's expected decision announcement noted; congress approval still needed.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Studio) Report on response from administration to published report by columnist Joseph Kraft that it made no real protest with regard to Israeli settlements in occupied lands; order to State Department to release chronology of communications on issue to Prime Min. Begin by president Carter noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Savitch, Jessica

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