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Panama Canal Treaties

  • By: Carlos Guevara Mann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

On 7 September 1977, at a ceremony held at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C., United States President Jimmy Carter and Panama's military leader Omar Torrijos signed the Panama Canal Treaty. The agreement provided for the transfer of ...

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