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Egypt #513846

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 09, 1981
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(Studio) Assemblage for Anwar Sadat funeral reported Sec. noted as big worry.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) American delegation said highly visible in Cairo. Reagan admin. said highly favoring new Egyptian government Scenes of American delegation being greeted by Vice President Hosni Mubarak shown. Caspar Weinberger quoted with regard to American speedup of military shipments to Egypt. Meeting of American delegation with Mrs. Sadat shown. Former President Jimmy Carter and former President Gerald Ford quoted with regard to Sadat tribute. Former President Richard Nixon shown. [Alexander HAIG - pays tribute to Mrs. Sadat.] [NIXON - speaks of American love for Sadat and Egyptian people.] Henry Kissinger quoted with regard to ending of an era and uncertainty ahead. Menahem Begin said 1st foreign visitor rcd. by Mubarak.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Arrival of Begin shown. [BEGIN - speaks of assurance that Sadat's heritage will be fulfilled.] Begin and Mubarak shown meeting, and Mubarak reported telling Begin former schedules would be met. Effect of Jewish sabbath on security arrangements for Begin noted. Uncertainty of future remarked.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

(Cairo, Egypt) Carter quoted with regard to return of Sinai territory by Israel. Sec. for American delegation again considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Cairo, Egypt) Sec. problems and provisions featured. Impressiveness of gathering noted. American delegation, Begin, and Prince of Wales shown. Absence of Ronald Reagan and George Bush noted. Details of security and funeral preparations shown.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Cairo, Egypt) Trouble in south Egypt reported Asyut shown. Activities of Moslem fundamentalists considered. Street scenes shown. Gunfight reported Further reports from Cairo announced.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Kent, Arthur;
Miller, Paul
Duration:
00:05:10

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