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Mideast Peace Developments / Egypt / Israel #58718

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1979
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(Studio) President Anwar Sadat's West German visit noted; films shown. Egyptian army said to be on alert with regard to Libyan troop mvts. on border. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's Israeli arrival reported, shown; Begin quoted with regard to treaty.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Jerusalem, Israel) Mixed reaction to peace treaty with Egypt in Israel cited. [Psychologist Miriam SPIELMAN - talks about reactions to treaty.] Spielman said to be studying Israeli youth History of youths' attitude towards Egypt outlined; Jerusalem school class featured. [STUDENT - gives opinion with regard to Sinai withdrawal.] Attitude of Israeli settlers on kibbutz near Egypt cited; films shown. Kibbutz reconstruction of 1948 battle with Egypt noted. [MAN - says battles part of history.] Continued distrust and fear of Arabs, especially Palestinians stated; [Linda KASHEER - asks what happens if PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) gets nearby Gaza Strip.] [Prof. Yehoshoftat HARKABI - calls for caution in dealing with Egypt.] Anwar Sadat's visit to Knesset recalled; poll results with regard to public belief in war with Egypt stated.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings narrates

Jennings, Peter

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