Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
October 3, 1970
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Principal State Department Official Donald Bergus recounts a conversation with President Sadat soon after his assumption of office. Sadat signals of his openness to a peace process but highlights Israeli air strikes on Egyptian forces with American bombs.

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
December 28, 1970
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus reports on a conversation with President Sadat that includes general remarks on the state of Egyptian foreign relations, the economy, and some philosophical thoughts.

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat

January 23, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
President Sadat remarks on the lack of progress in negotiations with Israel but reiterates his hope for a settlement. 

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
April 1, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus recalls his conversation with President Sadat on the subject of Arab-Israeli peace in a telegram to the Secretary of State. 

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
April 2, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus reports on a conversation with President Sadat in which the President stresses the need for American pressure on Israel to ward off war.

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
April 3, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus recalls a conversation with President Sadat on the subjects of former President Nasser, and Sadat’s initial views of US intentions. 

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
April 22, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus recalls his conversation with President Sadat concerning potential Israeli troop withdrawals in the Sinai. 
 

Donald Bergus Recalls Undersecretary Joseph Sisco's Conversation with President Sadat
May 5, 1971
President Sadat and the Undersecretary discuss the various solutions to peace with Israel and the Interim Canal Agreement. 

Donald Bergus' report on the state of the Arab-Israeli conflict
July 6, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
A comprehensive report on the diplomatic effort to make peace in the Sinai, including a detailed recollection of a conversation with President Sadat, Secretary Rodgers, Principle Officer Bergus, Undersecretary Sisco, and Heykal Pasha. 

Donald Bergus' Conversation with President Sadat
July 7, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus reports via telegram on a conversation with President Sadat regarding peace initiatives. 
 

Donald Bergus' and Senator Cooper's Conversation with President Sadat
December 30, 1971
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Donald Bergus recounts a conversation with President Sadat on the Israeli situation via telegram to the Secretary of State. 
 

American Ambassador's Conversation with President Sadat
December 1, 1973
Courtesy of the National Archives at College Park.
Ambassador Eilts recounts his first meeting with President Sadat to Secretary Rodgers via telegram. The conversation is focused on a sustainable peace in the wake of the October War. 

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