The People: A Million a Minute

There was little doubt as to where the majority of Americans stood. In Chicago's Loop, Mayor's Row restaurant changed the name of one of its dining rooms from "Little Egypt" to the "Tel Aviv Room." In Miami, a group of Cuban exiles approached a rabbi and offered to fight against the Arabs. In Boston, Cardinal Gushing and 18 other high-ranking Catholic and Protestant churchmen came out for Israel. So did more than 3,700 university professors from around the country in a signed newspaper statement.

Scores of politicians, reflecting their constituents' sympathies, appeared...

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