MIDDLE EAST: Cementing Sadat to the West

In 1966 Anwar Sadat, who was then Speaker of the Egyptian Parliament, made his first visit to the U.S. He was worried about how an Egyptian would be treated. This week, returning as President of Egypt on an eleven-day trip, he knows exactly what his reception will be. Although there may be some picketing by Jewish Defense League activists, Sadat will be feted at the White House, address a joint session of Congress, and travel to cities including Williamsburg, Houston and Chicago. Says a high White House official: "We hope to cement...

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