Sadat: Reagan's Eloquent Farewell

It was a perhaps unprecedented moment in modern history: four U.S. Presidents standing side by side. As he bade farewell to Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon on the South Lawn of the White House before they departed for Sadat's funeral, Ronald Reagan paid tribute to the fallen Egyptian. Excerpts:

Today the American people stand beside the Egyptian people, the people of a new nation with the people of an ancient land. We stand together in mourning the loss of Anwar Sadat and rededicating ourselves to the cause for which he so willingly gave his life.

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