NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 30, 1978
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(Studio) Conflict between President Carter and Anwar Sadat with regard to Carter remark in interview last week about Israeli withdrawal from occupied territory reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Cairo, Egypt) Summoning of United States ambassador Hermann Eilts to talk with Sadat reported Inability of Eilts to answer Sadat questions noted. Egyptians- charge runaround by United States. Egypt foreign minister Mohammed Kamel quoted. Seeming flip-flop of Carter position said to have damaged Carter image in Cairo.
REPORTER: David Burrington
(DC) Sadat displeasure said not known by President Carter until return from Camp David. Cyrus Vance ignorance of matter also noted. Hodding Carter III quoted. United States position said by White House not to have shifted. Question of Sadat effort perhaps to upstage Menahem Begin's visit considered.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch