NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1979
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(Alexandria, Egypt) President Carter quoted with regard to peace efforts. Details given about Cairo-Alexandria train ride by Carter and President Anwar Sadat; film shown. Richard Nixon's visit recalled. [CARTER - comments.] [SADAT - comments.] Alexandria motorcade reported, shown. Mtg. between Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Alexandria, Egypt) Details given with regard to Vance-Khalil meeting; film shown. Response to Carter and Sadat statements with regard to agreement noted; Carter's upcoming meeting with Menahem Begin in Israel mentioned. State dinner and award of Nile Collar to Carter noted; film shown.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(Cairo, Egypt) Cairo's preparations for Carter's departure cited; Begin's anticipation of his arrival Saturday reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Jerusalem, Israel) Dvt. of west bank by Israel since taken from Jordan in `67 war stated. Israeli position with regard to settlements recalled; film shown. Attempted takeover of area by Gush Emunim recalled. [MAN - comments re: Jordan, Judea, Sumaria, US, Israel.] Recent Israeli budget approval re: new or expanded settlements noted. Arab resentment cited. Sadat mentioned.
REPORTER: Rick Davis
(E. Bank) Proliferation of Palestinians in Jordan cited; `48 and `67 Arab-Israeli wars mentioned. Refugee camp featured. Refugee quoted, shown. Background of former mayor of Arab-Jerusalem, Rahi al-Kadi noted. [al-KADI - comments.] Future of Palestinians and west bank considered.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
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