ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1979
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(Studio) Arrival in Cairo of Zbigniew Brzezinski and Alfred Atherton to brief President Anwar Sadat with regard to President Carter's new peace proposals reported Film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(NYC) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's pressure on Sadat to sign peace treaty noted; film shown. Draft treaty shown on screen; Camp David mentioned. Sources' report with regard to proposed United States takeover of an Israeli air base in the Sinai noted; benefits of plan examined. Possibility of US-Israel mutual defense treaty mentioned. Israeli sources' report with regard to United States financial aid to Israeli withdrawal from Sinai and oil purchases from Egypt given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans
(DC) Admin. official reported denying: United States financial aid for Israeli withdrawal from Sinai, United States takeover of Sinai air base, US-Israeli mutual defense treaty. Departure for Cairo by President Carter tomorrow noted. Alexandria, Egypt, and Sadat mentioned. Alleged reasons for Egyptian visit stated. Richard Nixon's Cairo visit recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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