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Mideast Peace / Carter-Begin Meetings #58750

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 1979
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[Bypassed introduction]

(Egypt) (Beginning of report not taped.) President Anwar Sadat action re: Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty considered.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(DC) President Carter's confirmation that his talks with Prime Min. Menahem Begin have produced no progress towards peace settlement and Begin's confirmation of that assessment to Frank Reynolds on "Issues and Answers" given. [BEGIN - speaks of serious reflection and deliberations.] Begin said to have left White House with some suggestions for Israeli cabinet. Senator Charles Percy's statement that peace talks are on verge of collapse given.
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Report on Israeli view of talks introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Carter's suggestions termed significant and reported forwarded to Israeli cabinet. Reporter questioned by anchor with regard to Prime Min. Begin's willingness to meet with President Anwar Sadat, and possibility of Israeli cabinet acting on President Carter's suggestions.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Current state of peace talks considered.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Kays, Doreen;
Seamans, Bill;
Strait, George

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