BBC's Witness: Sadat goes to Israel

November 25, 2011


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Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin vist Yad Vashem on November 20, 1977.

It’s November 1977 and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to officially visit Israel and speak to the Knesset.  Louise Hidalgo reports for the BBC World Service program Witness, history as told by the people who were there.


This piece originally aired on the BBC World Service.