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Click on the link below to see the Camp David negotiations through the eyes of the participants, and witness Carter's role in brokering peace.Launch Interactive
Years after Jimmy Carter's Camp David meetings with Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian prime minister Anwar Sadat, peace in the Middle East remains a distant dream.
Yet Camp David was a landmark event. Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 in part for the work he did there. His unprecedented efforts brought Arabs and Jews together, establishing a framework for peace. Historian Betty Glad considers Camp David Carter's greatest legacy. How did the president accomplish so much in just 13 days?
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