American Experience

Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

Clip: Season 24 | 2m 18s

President Carter's attempt at resolving the dispute between Israel and Egypt almost ended in failure. Egyptian President Sadat threatened to leave the talks at Camp David, but Carter used a personal approach to keep the talks going between Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Begin. The Camp David Accords would become Carter's greatest foreign policy achievement.

Aired: 10/31/11

Rating: NR

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