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Menachem Begin at Camp David Summit

At the conclusion of the Camp David Summit, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin delivers a speech on September 17, 1978, expressing his gratitude to President Jimmy Carter, who helped negotiate the first peace treaty between Israel and an Arab nation.

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