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Carter / Mideast Trip #58765

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's trip 1st to Cairo then to Jerusalem this week announced. Trip noted as attempt to keep possibility of Mideast peace a reality.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Carter's invitation for Menahem Begin to meet at White House this morning noted; film shown. Israeli cabinet reported to accept Carter's proposals of Sunday. Carter's telephone conversations with Egyptian President Anwar Sadat prior to and following brief Begin meeting today cited. Carter's Mideast travel schedule given. Departure of Zbigniew Brzezinski tonight for Cairo mentioned. Possible new Egyptian and Israeli positions outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Prime Min. Begin's press conf., held in Blair House, reported; film shown. [BEGIN - announces Carter Mideast trip.] Optimism of Begin's later address on Capitol Hill noted; film shown. [BEGIN - comments.] Article 6 of peace treaty outlined. Begin's itinerary given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Cairo, Egypt) Sadat-Carter telephone conversations noted. Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil quoted with regard to Carter trip. Israeli cabinet decision mentioned.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays

(Studio) Report summarized. Palestinians, Gaza Strip, Judea, Sumaria, Abba Eban mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Kays, Doreen;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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