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Jimmy Carter and Omar Torrijos sign Panama Canal Treaties



U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos sign the Panama Canal Treaties. The 1977 treaties ceded control of the canal to Panama in December 1999.

[National Archives and Records Administration]

 

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