ABC News Nightline (1981)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Law & Crime, News Magazine [TV]  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Part of the ABC News Nightline series, which features favorite episodes from anchorman Ted Koppel's award-winning television news show, this program reports on the 1981 assassination of Anwar Sadat. On October 6, 1981, President Sadat was killed by radical Muslim fundamentalist army soldiers. The leader had recently cracked down on violence between warring Christian and Muslim groups, and the assassination was an act of Muslim retaliation.

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ABC-News, assassination, Egyptian [nationality], news