People, Jun. 27, 1977

The silence was deafening in Washington's Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts—as it always is during a performance by French Mime Marcel Marceau. A studious Amy Carter, sitting on her father's knee, diligently read over the program notes, somewhat unnecessary labor considering the French mimic's talent for making himself wordlessly understood. After the performance, the presidential party paid a visit backstage. Jimmy Carter pronounced the mime's work "absolutely unbelievable," and said he was most impressed with a sketch entitled "Never War Again." Said Marceau: "This is the greatest honor that could be paid...

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