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Mideast Developments / Egypt-Israel Relations / Carter Trip #503586

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli agreement to 3 of Carter's compromise proposals, and Egypt's response reported Prime Min. Menahem Begin quoted with regard to peace efforts.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Begin's meeting with television and newspaper eds. reported; film shown. Israeli attitude with regard to Sadat agreeing to proposals stated. [BEGIN - comments.] Begin speech in New York City to American Jews noted. Camp David mentioned.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Cairo, Egypt) Carter goal with regard to Sadat agreement with proposals noted. Film shown of Zbigniew Brzezinski's arrival. Sadat's concerns with regard to treaty and Arab world examined. Sadat trouble-shooter, Tashin Bashir, reported just returned from Kuwait. [BASHIR - comments.] Mood in Cairo discussed.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) West bank Arabs' desire for Palestinian state reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(W. Bank) Attitude of Palestinian-Arab residents with regard to Egypt-Israel peace treaty examined. Film shown. Role of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted. West bank newspapers quoted. Opposition to Carter trip by west bank mayor stated. [Bethlehem Mayor Elias FREIJ - comments.] [Birzeit Univ. Vice President Gabi BARKAMI - comments.] West bank autonomy noted as subject of Egypt-Israel negotiations; desire by residents of Palestinian state cited.
REPORTER: Philip Till

Brinkley, David;
Brown, Hilary;
Burrington, David;
Till, Philip

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