March 24, 2012
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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

March 25, 1807 — The British Parliament, responding to decades-long efforts by William Wilberforce, abolishes the slave trade throughout the British Empire. The story is told in the 2006 film Amazing Grace.

March 25, 1965 — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leads 25,000 marchers to the state capitol in Montgomery, Ala., to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.

March 26, 1979 — The Camp David peace treaty is signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the White House.

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