NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 23, 1978
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(Studio) Though discouraged, President Carter said not giving up on Mideast. Jody Powell quoted. Carter meeting with Senate Foreign Relations Committee reported Carter quoted with regard to hardening of policies by Israel.
REPORTER: John Hart
(DC) Sadat, committee reported saying, thought more flexible than Begin. [Chas. PERCY - notes lack of initiative for peace on Israel's part.] [Geo Mcgovern - says more flexibility needed by Israel and others.] [Jacob JAVITS - believes issue not dead, though situation discouraging.] Sale of war planes to Arabs said undiscussed by Carter and Begin. Absence of White House statement with regard to meeting with Begin noted. Powell quoted. Expressions of support for Israel throughout US, but absence of some with regard to Begin noted.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
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