ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 08, 1981
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(Studio) State Department reported not commenting on reports of fighting in one Egyptian town between police and Islamic fundamentalists.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) President Reagan's meeting today with Egyptian ambassador Ashraf Ghorbal examined; films shown. [REAGAN - notes senselessness of assassination.] [Ambassador Ashraf GHORBAL - cites President's assurance of continued US-Egypt rel.] Continue lobbying on Capitol Hill by administration for sale of AWACS to Saudi Arabia discussed; Senator Nancy Kassebaum mentioned. Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon reported meeting with Reagan prior to departure for Egypt. 14-yr.-old Sam Brown noted attending funeral; details given.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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