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Mideast Developments / Gaza Strip #503328

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1979
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(Studio) Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's appearance on "Face the Nation" noted; Vance quoted with regard to west bank and Gaza Strip. Background on Gaza, include attitude towards Egyptians, given.
REPORTER: Jess Marlow

(Gaza Strip) Gaza City featured. Lack of protests in Gaza during Carter's Mideast trip said not indication of support for autonomy as stated in treaty. [Mayor of Gaza Rashad SHAWA - comments with regard to Begin and autonomy as defined in treaty.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mentioned. New Israeli settlement cited as indicative of Israeli intentions. Changes in Gaza lifestyle since Israeli occupation in 1967 detailed. Future status of west bank and Gaza Palestinians with regard to Egypt-Israel treaty considered.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Ezer Weizman, on "Meet the Press", quoted with regard to Israeli withdrawal from Sinai.
REPORTER: Jess Marlow

(No location given) Steps taken by President Carter since arrival in Egypt on March 8 to achieve Mideast peace recalled; films shown. Mentioned in report are Anwar Sadat and Menahem Begin. [BEGIN - comments.] [CARTER - comments.] Roles of Moshe Dayan, Cyrus Vance recalled. [CARTER - announces Egypt-Israel agreements.] Future negotiations noted.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Brown, Hilary;
Marlow, Jess;
Woodruff, Judy

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