Withdrawal

Weary of submitting the teeth of his gift horse to the suspicious scrutiny of Egypt's political leaders (TIME, March 1 et seq.), John D. Rockefeller Jr. last week withdrew his offer to build in Cairo and endow a ten-million-dollar "Temple of the Unfolding Life of Man." A finishing touch to the farce was added by Mr. Rockefeller. His last letter to King Fuad of Egypt explained that the gift was withdrawn "to relieve the Egyptian Government of embarrassment." Still fumbling about for reasons for Egypt's reluctance other...

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