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Mideast Peace Developments / Treaty / Israel / Egypt #58648

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1979
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(DC) Carter's notification of Congress of treaty cost reported; financial commitments of all 3 cntrys. outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) Israeli celebration with regard to treaty signing reported, shown. Jerusalem grenade explosion detailed.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Studio) Palestinian opposition to treaty noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(W. Bank) Israeli army's security precautions on west bank and in Gaza Strip detailed; films shown. Palestinians' response to call for general strike by w. bank mayor said successful. Palestinian opposition to treaty outlined. Army opposition to camera teams reported.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian family featured as example of rural Egypt's welcoming of treaty with Israel; reasons given. Opposition said coming from Muslim fundamentalists; call for war against Jews noted. Attitude of urban Egyptians reported; Begin's Cairo visit next week mentioned. Sadat quoted.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Jack

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