ABC News Nightline: Assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat (1981)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Law & Crime, News Magazine [TV]  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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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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