ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 28, 1978
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(Studio) Referral of White House Mideast arms package issue to Congress reported Sale rptdly. involves Israel and Saudi Arabia. Details given.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(DC) Carters leaving White House for Camp David filmed. Sale of jet fighters to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia said no longer called package deal. Israeli opposition noted. Film of planes shown. [Secretary of State Cyrus VANCE - predicts congress review of proposals separately. President review of congress action said necessary.] Carter withdrawal of whole deal if Saudi Arabia sale blocked thought possible. Congress action predicted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) For. Relations Committee of Senator filmed. Objection to sale said mounting, until meeting of leading Senators with Cyrus Vance, when mood shift noted. [Jacob JAVITS - believes there is desire to cooperate.] [Howard BAKER - speaks of accommodations.] Soothing of Frank Church, opposition leader, by Cyrus Vance letter noted. Details noted. [CHURCH - commends Carter and Vance for making decision easier.]
REPORTER: Brit Hume
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