Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

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Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, center, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, left, as Speaker of the House Yitzhak Shamir applauds inside the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem on November 20, 1977. Shamir died Saturday June 30, 2012. He was 96.