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Mideast Summit #55968

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 07, 1978
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(Studio) Mtgs. among President Carter, President Anwar Sadat and Prime Min. Menahem Begin on 1st day of Camp David summit noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Thurmont, MD) White House photos shown. Details about mtgs., according to Press Secretary Jody Powell, given. Sadat's meeting on Wednesday with Israeli defense min. Ezer Weizman mentioned. Defense Secretary Harold Brown's departure from Pentagon for mtgs. at Camp David noted;V.p. Walter Mondale's presence at talks stated. [MONDALE - feels it's not time to characterize talks yet.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Int. in summit in Egypt and Israel noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) Report on what Egyptian and Israeli reporters covering summit are writing for readers in respective cntrys. "Jerusalem Post" coverage of summit by correspondent Wolf Blitzer noted. Egyptian government newspaper, "Al Ahram", mentioned; it's chief diplomatic reporter Hamdi Fouad reported to have accompanied Sadat to Jerusalem. [FOUAD - states headline for Friday and reasons he knows info.] [BLITZER - states headline for Friday's paper. Understands that idea for joint prayer by 3 leaders to open conference was that of Rosalynn Carter.] [FOUAD - outlines expectations for final headline about summit.] [BLITZER - estimates chances for successful conf.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Upcoming entertainment at summit, by Marine Corps drum and bugle team with 2 companies of Marines, described.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara

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