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Mideast Developments / Summit #500849

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 04, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's presence at Camp David in preparation for upcoming Mideast summit noted; his remarks reported Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin said to be in New York City and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Paris; both scheduled to arrive at Camp David on Tuesday
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Paris, France) Sadat's departure from Egypt and activities during plane trip to Paris, where he will discuss purchase of French arms, described. Aides' reports about Sadat's views that burden is now on Begin to be flexible and on President Carter to convince him noted. Mtg. between Sadat and French President Giscard d'Estaing at Elysee Palace detailed.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(NYC) Begin's stroll down Park Avenue in New York City to pick up newspapers noted. His refusal to make statements, at request of Carter, reported [BEGIN - refuses interviews now; will talk after Camp David.] Public and private attitudes of Israeli delegation about summit described. [BEGIN - is always optimist.]
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Camp David, MD) [CARTER - says there is no cause for excessive optimism, but

Brinkley, David;
Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David

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