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Suez Canal Anniversary #547783

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 09, 1986
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Anniversary of Egypt's control of Suez Canal noted.

(London, England: John Cochran) Canal's history reviewed; British Prime Min. Anthony Eden, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, British-backed Israeli attack on Suez Canal discussed. Historical footage shown. [EDEN - rationalizes British and French intervention.] Eden's obsession with Nasser described. [Newspaper editor Mustapha AMIN - recalls Nasser's opposition to British takeover.] [President Dwight EISENHOWER - condemns British and French intervention.] [Former ambassador to US Peter JAY - explains Eden's pullback after threat from Dulles and Eisenhower.] Eden's political fall shortly thereafter recalled. United States role in Mideast since noted. Implications of Eden's blunder for Britain considered.

Cochran, John;
Wallace, Chris

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