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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies

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President Shimon Peres speaks during a press conference for foreign media on July 6, 2014 in Sderot, Israel.

We discuss the life and legacy of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres, who died yesterday at age 93 from complications from a stroke. Peres was a key figure in Israel’s political life for seven decades. One of the architects of the Oslo peace accords, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994.


Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013; author, "Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide"


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