From The Vault


March 16, 1979

Posted: Wednesday 2nd February, 2011

On the eve of the peace accord between Israel and Egypt, President Carter travels to both nations to finalize the framework. This episode aired just 10 days before the agreement. Meanwhile anger at Egypt continued in the Arab world and 31-months after the signing, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat was assassinated and was succeeded in office by Hosni Mubarak.