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Mideast Peace #503285

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1979
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(Studio) Signing of Egypt-Israel treaty said delayed due to cited factors. Israel's request for letter exchange and calendar with regard to Palestinian autonomy noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Jerusalem) Egypt's cabinet approval of treaty reported Sadat quoted expressing thanks to Carter.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) Scenes of Sadat Nile home shown. [SADAT - claims to be on vacation.] Answering reporter questions, [SADAT - discusses trip to DC.] Expectation of parliament treaty approval noted. Mustafa Kahlil shown; his trip to Washington, DC next week anticipated. Efforts of Hosni Mobarak to win support of Arabs reported Film shown. Failures reported, especially with regard to Saudi Arabia. European reception anticipated.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Jerusalem) Arab demonstrations in Israel against treaty reported, include today's shooting by Israeli troops of two Arab demonstrators.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Occupied West Bank) Film of E. Jerusalem demonstrations shown. Halhoul film shown. Said scene of shooting and resultant deaths of 2 demonstrators. Details given. More trouble said expected. Heightened tension reported between Israel and people of occupied territories since Carter visit.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Jerusalem) Begin illness reported; not expected to prevent treaty signing in DC.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John

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