Man Of The Year: Faisal's views at a Busy Majlis

TIME Correspondent Wilton Wynn, who first arrived in the Middle East in 1945 and in the years since has come to know most of its more important leaders, was granted a rare interview with King Faisal. It was not the first meeting between the two: Wynn once interviewed the future King in Cairo in 1947 when Faisal, then his father's Foreign Minister, was en route to New York for the United Nations session that eventually partitioned Palestine. No matter the longevity of the relationship, Wynn noted wryly in a cable from Jeddah, there was no special favor this time. The interview,...

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