ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1979
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(Studio) First meeting between President Carter and Anwar Sadat noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) Pol. pts. made in Cairo's welcome for Carter outlined. Preparations for Carter noted; arrival ceremonies shown. Sadat's support for US leadership cited. Presence of Islamic leaders in welcoming stated; motorcade shown. Richard Nixon's Egypt visit recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Cairo, Egypt) Motorcade to Qubba Palace shown; King Farouk mentioned. Linkage of Egyptian-Israeli treaty to Palestinian issue seen as remaining problem. [SADAT - speaks with regard to Palestinian issue.] [CARTER - comments with regard to Egypt-Israel peace treaty.] 1st meeting noted held at Tara Palace; Carter, Sadat shown. Contents of discussions examined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Cairo, Egypt) Mtg. of Egyptian cabinet with Prime Min. Mustafa Khalil with regard to American proposals reported, shown. Khalil quoted with regard to proposals and Carter. [KHALIL - comments.] Egyptian official quoted with regard to 1st round of talks.
REPORTER: Doreen Kays
(Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's arrival in Israel shown, reported Begin quoted with regard to Carter-Sadat mtgs. [BEGIN - comments.] Demonstration by Gush Emunim religious ntlsts. on Begin's route to Jerusalem shown; discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans