Press: Sadat's P.R. Man

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat had not even unpacked his bag in Washington before a taped interview with him appeared on ABC's Issues and Answers; he later spoke at a National Press Club lunch, and held two press briefings. Said an admiring Gerald Ford as he greeted Sadat on the White House lawn: "You will find that many of our people have come to know you through news reports and through the many interviews you have granted so graciously to representatives of our media."

Sadat's press campaign had been carefully choreographed by Tahsin Bashir, 50,...

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