Matt Hefler Presents: On This Day November 19, 1977

Egyptian president Anwar Sadat makes an historic visit to Israel, the first such trip taken by an Arab leader to the Jewish state. The visit had clear indications for the establishment of regularized relations between the two countries and was world news. The Israeli Knesset commemorated the trip 40 years later, and the important peace deal to which it led. Listen to more commentary on the visit below: