ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin's arrival in Washington, DC today for mtgs. with President Carter reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Andrews AFB) Arrival of Begin at Andrews Air Force Base reported; film shown. Secretary State Cyrus Vance quoted with regard to need for Mideast peace. [BEGIN - comments with regard to crisis in Egyptian-Israeli negotiations. Camp David agreements mentioned.] Begin noted as believing President Carter is biased on Egyptian side.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans
(White House) Reaction by White House officials to Begin's remarks with regard to peace treaty cited. Press Secretary Jody Powell's denial of pressure by Carter on Begin noted; Carter's agreement with Egypt on several key pts. reported 1st Carter-Begin meeting scheduled for tonight; details given. Carter's pessimism with regard to peace progress mentioned; important of Begin-Carter mtgs. to Mideast situation noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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