Jimmy Carter Videos

Carter Signs the Panama Canal Treaty

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Carter Signs the Panama Canal Treaty

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On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos signed the Panama Canal Treaty, which ceded U.S. control of the canal beginning in 2000 and guaranteed the neutrality of the waterway thereafter. President Carter delivers a speech on the occasion of the treaty signing.