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Carter / Israel Visit / Egypt #503222

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1979
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(Studio) Failure of President Carter to persuade Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin to accept proposals of treaty with Egypt reported Begin and Carter quoted in Jerusalem with regard to treaty.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Jerusalem, Israel) Carter-Begin mtgs.,, today reported; film shown. [CARTER - comments.] [BEGIN - comments.] Demonstrator's attack on car mistaken to be Carter's cited, shown. [BEGIN - comments.] [CARTER - comments.] Israeli cabinet arrival for mtgs. noted; film shown. Remaining issues of oil, exchange of ambs., Gaza Strip and west bank Palestinians and Egyptian role with regard to Palestinians cited.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Jerusalem, Israel) Israeli cabinet consideration of proposals discussed; Carter and Begin's attitude at state dinner recalled. Position of cabinet with regard to compromise noted.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Lack of public comment on Begin-Carter talks by President Anwar Sadat stated.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Cairo, Egypt) Cairo newspaper's coverage of Carter's progress detailed; Israeli-Egyptian oil agreement mentioned. Sinai and Gulf of Suez mentioned. Sadat's seclusion noted. Possible return of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance stated. Egyptian official quoted with regard to Israeli cabinet.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Details given of "Newsweek" magazine's article with regard to Carter consideration of aid package to Israel and Egypt in event of treaty.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David;
Dancy, John;
Savitch, Jessica

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