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Carter / Israel Visit #58395

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter said leaving Israel tomorrow, rather than today as scheduled. Carter-Menahem Begin meeting in Jerusalem anticipated; Begin quoted with regard to Egypt-Israel treaty. Carter's stopover in Cairo, Egypt, for mtg. with Anwar Sadat before coming on to Washington, DC noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jerusalem, Israel) Results of Israeli cabinet decision reported given Carter at breakfast meeting; film shown. Carter's Knesset address noted as indicative of mood with regard to peace talks progress. [CARTER - addresses Knesset.] Carter statement with regard to United States defense of Israel given. [CARTER - comments.] Knesset response to Begin's address detailed, shown; ejection of Geula Cohen reported Carter's response to Knesset noted. Future of peace talks outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Jerusalem, Israel) Knesset-Begin relationship noted; film shown. [BEGIN - comments with regard to scene to Carter.] Begin's response to Carter outlined. Right-wing and Arab-Communist Knesset members named, shown heckling Begin, Palestinian issue mentioned. Final Israeli decision reported delivered to Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. [BEGIN - comments.] Israeli source quoted re: remaining problems.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) West bank demonstrations protesting Carter trip noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Birzeit Univ. on west bank reported center of Palestinian ntlism. Demonstration shown, detailed; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mentioned. [Campus leader Hanan Michileh SHWAWI - states position of west bank and Gaza Palestinians.] Israeli army response to demonstration detailed; film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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