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Mideast Peace Developments #58471

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1979
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(Studio) President Anwar Sadat's visit to hometown noted accompanied by remarks about President Carter, Menahem Begin, and location of treaty signing.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Mit Abul Koum, Egypt) [SADAT - comments.] Sadat's homecoming to Mit Abul Koum said in celebration of treaty agreement with Israel; film shown. Death of Sadat's brother in `73 was mentioned.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(DC) Departure of Zbigniew Brzezinski, Warren Christopher, Chip Carter, General David Jones for Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt reported, shown. [BRZEZINSKI - outlines trips objectives.] United States position with regard to Saudi and Jordan opposition to Egypt-Israel treaty stated. West Europe, Japan and United States said to assist Egypt in event Saudi Arabia cuts off its aid. Defense Secretary Harold Brown and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance's mtgs. with Israeli defense minister Ezer Weizman with regard to United States military aid to Israel detailed; film shown. [WEIZMAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Reporter comments on various socio-econ. improvements in Egypt and Israel as result of treaty.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Washington, DC treaty-signing ceremony said to occur week of March 25th. Status of treaty in Israeli cabinet and Knesset noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Israeli army said to have sealed off town of Halhoul on the west bank, following demonstrations and casualties.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Kays, Doreen;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara

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