NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1979
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(Studio) Probability of Egypt-Israel treaty Washington, DC signing next Monday at 2 p.m. stated. Menahem Begin's Knesset address quoted with regard to Palestinian state and `67 borders. Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil's response quoted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Jerusalem, Israel) Begin's Knesset speech outlined, include remarks about Jerusalem, west bank, Gaza, Palestinian issue. Debate with regard to Palestinian autonomy detailed. Exchange between Begin and Communist member reported; film shown. Passage of treaty said expected.
REPORTER: John Hart
(Cairo, Egypt) American ambassador Hermann Eilts' meeting with Egyptian Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil with regard to Begin's statements reported; film shown. Khalil quoted. [KHALIL - comments.] Egypt's position with regard to Jerusalem and Palestinian autonomy stated. Anwar Sadat's lack of comment cited.
REPORTER: David Burrington
(Studio) Possibility of treaty signing in Jerusalem and Cairo in addition to next week's Washington, DC signing reported Terms of treaty with regard to Israeli withdrawal from Sinai stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Israel) Demonstration blocking road to Israeli town of Yamit in occupied Sinai detailed, shown. Moshe Dayan, Menahem Begin's relationship to Yamit recalled. Building of new settlement nearby by Gush Emunim reported; film shown. [MAN - comments.] Rel. of Gush Emunim and Israeli government examined.
REPORTER: Rick Davis
(Studio) Visit to Nellis Air Force Base by Egyptian defense minister Kamal Hassan Ali with regard to United States mil. equipment for Egypt reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Nellis AFB, Nevada) Push for sale of F-5E's to Egypt noted. Kamal Hassan Ali's visit with Aggressor Squadron reported, shown; background on squadron given. Advantages of F-5E's detailed.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer
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