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Current Event October 13, 2016

The Complex Legacy of Shimon Peres


Former Israeli President and statesman Shimon Peres was one of the founders of Israel. His participation and influence in Israeli politics spanned decades. After his recent passing, he is remembered for winning the Nobel Peace Prize and for his optimism about forming peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Listen to learn more about Peres’ legacy.

Religion Politics Middle East Global

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AIR DATE: 09/28/2016


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