The Press: Twin Troubles

When he nationalized his country's press last May. U.A.R. President Gamal Abdel Nasser showed special tolerance for a pair of his oldest supporters—Cairo's weighty (476 lbs. between them) publishing twins, Mustafa and Ali Amin, 47. Though they were formally stripped of their ownership of Cairo's most popular daily, the jazzy Akhbar el Yom (News of the Day), the Amins were allowed to keep control of the paper's twelve-man editorial board and were saddled with only one government representative, Amin Shaker, 37, once Nasser's secretary. But last week the twins found themselves deprived of their property in fact as well as in...

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