The Daily Retro Pic: A Triple Handshake at the 1979 Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty Signing

The Daily Retro Pic: A Triple Handshake at the 1979 Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty Signing

Jimmy Carter, Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin shake hands at the Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty signing in 1979 at the White House. Sadat would eventually get assassinated in 1981 by Islamic jihadists for signing this treaty. Brokering this agreement was Jimmy Carter’s crowning achievement in what was otherwise a dismal presidency.

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