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Mideast Peace Developments / Treaty #503460

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1979
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(Studio) Mil. and political benefits to Israel with regard to defense from attacks by ntns. other than Egypt detailed. Treaty said to allow Sadat time to build upon political and economy position of Egypt, include possible union with Sudan and Libyan oil for Egypt. United States influence in Syria, Jordan, Iran and Saudi Arabia noted diminished; United States responsibility as per treaty terms said to include large geographical area and financial aid. Future of Palestinians cited as remaining problem.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(W. Bank) Farmer Yahid Mashwi and son featured. Division of farm by Israeli occupation and settlers noted; father and son both said educated in England. [YAHID - questions what treaty will give him.] [SON - notes treaty doesn't include land.] [YAHID - hopes son will not have to fight; wants voice in future.]

(Studio) Passover litany recalled.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hart, John

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