NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli sources' report that Carter extended new proposals to Prime Min. Menahem Begin noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) Report on 4th and final Carter-Begin meeting; film shown. Israeli sources' report Begin to transmit Carter's proposals to Israeli cabinet for immediate consideration. Begin interview on "Issues and Answers" noted; film courtesy ABC. [BEGIN - comments.] Carter statement to Sunday school class this morning noted; film shown. Demonstration in Lafayette Park, across from White House, by American Jews with regard to Begin position reported, shown. Begin's plans for continued appeal to American Jewish constituency in Washington, DC and New York City mentioned; details given. Blair House mentioned.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown
(DC) Arrival of bipartisan congress group for White House briefing after Begin's departure noted, shown; mood of members discussed. [Senator Chas. PERCY - comments.] [Senator Jacob JAVITS - comments.] President Carter reported to have spoken by telephone with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat today. United States military guarantees noted as not incld. in Carter's new proposals.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch
(Studio) President Sadat noted as stating he has had no Washington, DC invitation and will make statement with regard to Mideast peace tomorrow.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian officials' report that fate of Sadat's peace initiative dependent on outcome of Carter-Begin talks. American ambassador Hermann Eilts' arrival at Sadat villa filmed, reported Egyptian officials noted as pressing Carter to blame Begin for impasse and to provide Egypt with military and economic aid requested. [SADAT - comments.] Possible visit to United States by Sadat in response to alleged anti-Egypt campaign by Begin noted.
REPORTER: David Burrington
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