Washington Week

Vault: March 16, 1979

02/02/2011 | 10m 1s

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

Aired: 02/02/11

Rating: NR

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