SUEZ: Problem's Solution?

In the cool of the early morning, S.S. President Jackson moved into Suez and took on veteran Egyptian Pilot Mahmoud Metwali. The Jackson paid $10,295 in tolls with a polite note indicating that she was obeying U.S. Government instructions to pay under protest. Then, with the U.S. flag flying at the stern and the green Egyptian flag at the foremast truck, President Jackson steamed slowly northward into the canal at the head of a convoy of four ships. Mahmoud Younis, manager of Egypt's Suez Canal administration, wired the twelve passengers a Happy...

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